2 Shot Outside Hamden Restaurant

Two people were shot outside a restaurant in Hamden early Sunday morning.

Police responded to Off the Hook, a seafood restaurant at 940 Dixwell Avenue around 2 a.m. for a report of shots fired.

After arriving, officers found a 23-year-old Hamden resident in the parking lot suffering a gunshot wound to the thigh, according to police. A short time later, a second victim, a 27-year-old New Haven resident, was found on the ground in front of the restaurant with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Both victims were taken to the hospital. There is no word on their conditions.

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