26-Year-Old Woman Shot in New Haven

A 26-year-old woman was shot in New Haven on Wednesday night. 

Police said officers responded to Exchange Street, between Blatchley Avenue and Poplar Street, just after 9:30 p.m. after receiving reports of a shooting and the victim was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital. 

Her injuries were determined to be non-life threatening. 

Police said Friday that they have charged 19-year-old Taezhan Brewer, of New Haven, with assault in the first degree, criminal possession of a firearm, reckless endangerment in the first degree, risk of injury to a minor and unlawful discharge of a firearm.  

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