Man Linked to New Haven Shooting Arrested

SHAREEFIBRAHIM-VALENTINO
New Haven Police

Police arrested a man in connection to a New Haven shooting earlier this week, but not specifically with the assault of the 24-year-old victim, police said on Friday. 

On Wednesday, police responded to 43-45 Kensington street at 10:34 a.m. to investigate a shooting.

Police found the victim with a non-life threatening wound to his leg.

A search warrant was executed on Thursday for an undisclosed New Haven location, where the firearm was located. 

Police arrested and charged Ibrahim Shareef, 29, a convicted felon, with criminal possession of a pistol, unlawful discharge of a firearm and illegally carrying a pistol without a permit. 

The investigations for the 24-year-old victims assault and the July 23 murder of Daryl Wayne Belton, which also happened on Kensington Street, remain on-going. 

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