2 Injured in Ledyard Shooting


Connecticut State police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Ledyard Saturday.

Police said around 2:30 a.m. troopers responded to Backus Hospital in Norwich after two victims walked into the emergency room with gunshot wounds.

A 24-year-old woman was suffering gunshot wound to her hand and a 21-year-old man had a gunshot wound to his right shoulder. The injuries were not life threatening.

Police said the incident occurred during a large party in the basement of a home on Shewville Road in Ledyard, part of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. Witnesses told police a male flashed a semi-automatic weapon and fired. The round went through the female victim’s hand and into the male victim’s shoulder.

The suspect has not been identified.

Eastern District Major Crimes detectives are investigating. Anyone with information should contact police at (860) 848-6566.

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