Shot Fired In Waterbury Ends Up Lodged in Nursery Wall

Waterbury police are searching for a suspect after gunfire struck a home and left a bullet lodged in the wall of a nursery.

Police said on May 18 they were called to a home on Chestnut Avenue around 10 p.m. to investigate reported gunfire. Investigators discovered the home had been hit and one bullet went through an exterior wall, two interior walls and into the wall of a nursery.

No one was hurt.

Police are searching for the suspect, identified as 18-year-old Gabriel Ramos. He faces charges of illegal discharge of a firearm, illegal carry of a pistol without a permit, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief.

A mugshot shows Ramos with long hair and a beard. Police believe he may have shaved his head and trimmed the beard.

Investigators said Ramos should not be approached and that they have not yet found the gun involved in the incident. Anyone with information on Ramos should contact Waterbury Police detectives at 203-574-6941, the Waterbury Police dispatch at 203-574-6911 or 911.

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