Police Investigate 2 Shootings in Ansonia

One man is in critical condition and another is in stable condition after two shootings in Ansonia early Saturday morning and police said they have not determined if the shootings are connected. 

As police were responding to reports of a dispute with possible shots fired on Main Street just after 3 a.m., they received another report that someone was shot in the area of High Street and Lester Street, police said. 

When officers arrived on Lester Street, they found that several shots had been fired and several had struck a home that was occupied. 

A 27-year-old male found in the house had been shot once in the shoulder and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. He is reported to be in stable condition, according to police. 

The Derby Police Department contacted the Ansonia Police Department to report a gunshot victim from Main Street had been dropped off at the Griffin Hospital Emergency Room. 

Police said the 40-year-old Ansonia man was shot once in the upper torso and was transferred to an area hospital for further treatment and is reported to be in critical condition. 

Detectives are investigating both shootings and have not yet determined if the shootings are related. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ansonia Police Department at 203-735-1885 or https://www.tip411.com/people/sign_in.

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