Thea Digiammerino

New London Police Seek Possibly Armed and Dangerous Shooting Suspect

32-year-old Christopher Whitley is wanted on attempted murder and first-degree assault charges.

New London police are trying to find a man wanted in connection with a shooting that left a man in critical condition last weekend.

Police said on Saturday, July 13 officers responded to a report of a shooting victim on Walden Avenue and found the victim semiconscious on the sidewalk. The victim, an adult male, was taken to L + M Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

Investigators identified the suspect as 32-year-old Christopher Whitley and have a warrant for his arrest. He faces charges including criminal attempted murder, first-degree assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm, criminal use of a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm, and reckless endangerment.

Whitley may be armed and is considered dangerous. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should contact the New London Police Department at 860-447-5269 ext. 0. Anonymous tips can be given via the New London Tips 411 system by texting NLPDTip plus the information to Tip411 (847411).

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