Police Investigate Shooting Outside Courthouse in Waterbury

A man was shot outside the Superior Courthouse in Waterbury Tuesday morning and police are searching for the shooter. 

Police said the victim was shot in the right leg around 11 a.m. and is in the hospital to be treated. 

Investigators are trying to determine the motive for the shooting, but said it was not a random act. 

Deputy Police Chief Fernando Spagnolo, of the Waterbury Police Department, said police response was quick. Several police officers were in the area at the time, marshals are assigned to the courthouse and state police were in the area.

The street outside the courthouse has been closed as investigators collect evidence. 

The victim’s injuries are not life-threatening, police said. 

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Waterbury police.

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