New London

Juvenile Shot in the Leg in New London

Police are investigating after a juvenile was shot in the leg in New London on Sunday night.

Officers received a call reporting possible shots fired in the area of Prest Street and Connecticut Avenue shortly before 6 p.m.

When police arrived, they found a juvenile male who had a gunshot wound to the leg.

New London Fire Department and paramedics were dispatched to the scene for medical care and the juvenile was transported to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.

Officials said the juvenile's injury did not appear to be life-threatening.

Detectives responded to process the scene and collect evidence. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact New London Police at (860) 447-5269. Anonymous information may be submitted through the New London Tips 411 system by texting "NLPDTip" plus the information to TIP411 (847411).

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