Meriden Police Investigate Shooting

Meriden police are investigating after a teen was shot multiple times on Willow Street Thursday night.

Police said they responded to the area of 30 Willow Street around 8:30 p.m. for reports of shots fired, but found no victim. Shortly after, a patient with a gunshot wound showed up at the emergency room.

Police responded to the hospital and found an 18-year-old victim, who was shot on Willow Street, with several non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Police returned to 30 Willow Street and recovered multiple shell casings and a handgun. A second victim was also located in the area with a foot injury, though it is unclear if that injury was related to the shooting.

Meriden police are actively investigating. Anyone with information should contact Det. Benoit at (203) 630-6297.

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