Arrest Made in Connection to Shots Fired in Vernon

Vernon police arrested a man on Wednesday in connection to the shots fired in the area of Ward Street and Prospect Street on Monday.

Coolidge Edwards, 21, was located in New Britain on Wednesday and faces charges that include criminal attempt assault, illegal possession of a firearm by a felon, carrying a firearm without a permit, unlawful discharge of a firearm and reckless endangerment. 

Police allege that Edwards fired shots from his car to an occupied car and struck the vehicle. No one was injured.

Edwards bond was set at $250,000. 

Anyone with information on this incident as police continue to investigate is asked to contact Detective DiVenere at 860-872-9126 ext. 3765.

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