Man Shot and Assaulted in West Haven

Police are investigating after a man was assaulted and shot in West Haven on Thursday night. 

Police responded to North Union Avenue around 10 p.m. after receiving reports of several gunshots and people screaming. 

Witnesses told officers three males went into a yard on North Union Avenue, confronted another male, assaulted him and then shot him, police said. 

All three males had firearms and were last seen running from the scene, according to police, and the male victim was later found at an area hospital. 

He had a gunshot wound and police said it is not life-threatening. 

Police detectives are investigating and ask anyone with information to call police at 203-937-3900.

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