Thea Digiammerino

15-Year-Old Arrested in Connection With Fatal Waterbury Shooting

A 15-year-old has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Waterbury last week.

Waterbury Police Deputy Chief Fernando Spagnolo confirmed Jesus Bryant was shot Wednesday afternoon on Catherine Avenue. On Saturday, he died of his injuries.

Police said they've arrested a 15-year-old on felony assault charges, and expect the charges to be upgraded in light of Bryant's death.

Investigators believe the shooting is gang-related. The investigation is ongoing.

Another shooting happened on Ridgewood Street the same day. A 22-year-old woman was shot in the stomach. She is expected to survive. 

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