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Police Investigate Stabbing, Shots Fired at Hamden Nightclub

Police are investigating after there was a stabbing and shots were fired at a nightclub in Hamden early Sunday morning.

Officers were called to K and D Lounge on Dixwell Avenue around 1:30 a.m. after getting a report of shots fired.

When police arrived, they said they found nearly 24 shell casings in a nearby parking lot. There were no reported gunshot victims.

According to witnesses, three to four men were shooting at each other.

Shortly after, police said they were notified by Yale-New Haven Hospital personnel about a stabbing victim that had just arrived to the hospital.

Investigators said the victim, a 27-year-old West Haven resident, was stabbed several times in the back. He or she underwent emergency surgery and is in stable condition.

Police believe the victim was stabbed inside of the K and D lounge before the shots were fired, authorities said.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Detective Matthew Barbuto at (203) 287-4807.

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