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Passenger Shoots Driver in New Haven: Police



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    Authorities are investigating after a man was shot by a passenger in his car around noon Thursday, according to New Haven police.

    Investigators arrived at the Hess Gas Station at 1331 State Street in New Haven to find that a 31-year-old East Haven resident had been shot in the leg and pistol whipped, according to police.

    Authorities said the incident happened the Warren Street cul-de-sac.

    The victim told police he had gotten into an altercation in his car with the person who shot him, and was shot while the suspect was still in his vehicle. Police said the victim reversed down the street to get away, at which point the suspect fired another shot through his windshield.

    The victim was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, police said.

    Police have not identified a suspect.