Thea Digiammerino

Man Shot in the Back in New Haven

A 24-year-old man is recovering after being shot in the back on Fountain Street in New Haven Sunday.

Police said officers responded to a report of gunfire on Fountain Street and Lakeview Terrace at 10:35 p.m. A passing driver flagged them down and said he was driving a man with a gunshot wound to the hospital. Police called for an ambulance.

The victim, identified as New Haven resident Christopher Stanberry, was shot multiple times in the back. He was listed as stable at the hospital.

The investigation is ongoing. More information was not immediately available.

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