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Teens Injured in New Haven Shooting

A 17-year-old boy was shot early Friday morning while standing outside at a social gathering in New Haven and a 15-year-old girl was also injured, according to police.

Police said the teenage boy, who is from New Haven, was standing outside on Willow Street, between Mitchell Drive and Nash Street, when he was shot in the shoulder around 12:15 a.m. The injury is not believed to be life-threatening.

During the shooting, a 15-year-old New Haven girl was injured by glass fragments, according to police. They said her leg was injured.

An ambulance brought the boy to Yale New Haven Hospital.

Police are asking witnesses to call the New Haven Police Department Detective Bureau at 203-946-6304 and said callers may remain anonymous.

Editor’s note: Police originally said the male victim was 37, then later said he is 17.

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