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Police Investigate Shooting on Route 9 in Cromwell

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Connecticut State Police are investigating a report of a shooting on Route 9 in Cromwell on Sunday.

Police said they responded to a report of multiple gunshots on Route 9 southbound at the exit 19 off-ramp around 10:30 a.m.

Officers said two cars were seen exchanging gunfire. One of the cars was last seen fleeing onto Route 372 north in Cromwell, according to police.

During the shooting, bullets hit an innocent car carrying two children, according to police.

Cromwell Police and Connecticut State Police responded to the area. State Police are actively investigating the incident, according to Cromwell Mayor Enzo Faienza.

Dear Cromwell Residents,I want to pass some information along:At approx 10:30 am the Cromwell Police Department...

Posted by Mayor Enzo Faienza on Sunday, August 30, 2020

Police said the incident appears to have stemmed from road rage between two drivers and it isn't suspected of being a random act.

No injuries were reported.

"This is an isolated incident and reports that there is someone actively shooting throughout the town are false," Faienza said in his post.

Anyone with information is asked to call Troop H at 860-534-1000.

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