3 Hurt in 2 Shootings in New Haven

A 19-year-old man, a 20-year-old man and a 29-year-old man were injured in two separate shootings in New Haven Tuesday.

New Haven Police Captain Anthony Duff said the first shooting happened on Sherman Avenue between Whalley Avenue and Goff Street around 7 p.m. The victim, a 29-year-old man, had been shot in the hand and was taken to the hospital. The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening.

Officers were called to Shelton Avenue in the Newhallville area at 7:21 p.m. for a report of multiple gunshot victims.

A 20-year-old man had been shot several times and suffered life-threatening injuries to the thighs and abdomen, police said. He was brought to the hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition as of Wednesday afternoon.

A 19-year-old man had been shot in the ankle and was also taken to the hospital.

It’s not clear if the two shootings are connected.

During the response, a New Haven police officer was involved in a rollover crash in the area of English Drive near East Rock. The officer’s injuries are not life-threatening.

None of the victims have been publicly identified. Anyone with information should call the New Haven Police Department Detective Bureau at 203-946-6304.

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