Gunfire, Car Crash on West Main Street in Meriden

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Police rushed to an area of West Main Street in Meriden Tuesday afternoon after reports of shots being fired from a vehicle and a car crash into a building.

According to police, two vehicles were driving along West Main Street when people in one of the cars began shooting at the other.

The first car crashed into a store and the people in that car took off on foot. Three people were taken into custody a short time later, police said.

The crashed car was struck by several bullets, but no one was injured, police said.

Two handguns were also recovered at the scene.

The second vehicle, from which the shots were fired, sped away from the scene. Police said it was an SUV, but didn't have any other details on a color, make, or model.

Police are looking for video from businesses and homeowners in the area that may have captured what happened.

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