Man Shot on Howard Avenue in Ansonia

Ansonia police are investigating after a man was shot multiple times in the middle of the day Tuesday.

Police said officers were called to the area of Howard Avenue and Church Street around 12:20 p.m. Witnesses said they saw a man running from the scene and he might have been shot.

Soon afterward a gunshot victim arrived at the emergency room of Griffin Hospital.

Police said the victim is a 21-year-old Ansonia resident and was shot multiple times. He was transported to a New haven hospital where he is listed in serious but stable condition.

Officers found multiple shell casings of different calibers at the scene, meaning more than one person was shooting. They determined there were more than a dozen shots fired, police said.

Ansonia police are asking anyone who lives in the area and has surveillance cameras to contact investigators. Anyone with information on this crime should contact police at 203-735-1885.

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