Suspect Arrested in West Haven Shooting

West Haven police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting in the stairwell of an apartment building on Coleman Road Thursday night.

Police responded to the building at 10 p.m. and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.  He was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Officers arrested 33-year-old Eugene McKnight on Friday morning.

He was charged with assault, home invasion and criminal use of a firearm.  He is being held on $500,000 bond.

Police said McKnight lives in the apartment building where the shooting took place.

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