Teen Charged in Waterbury Shooting

Waterbury police have arrested a 16-year-old accused of shooting a man on Welles Street earlier this week.

Police responded to a call for shots fired on Welles Street around 9:54 p.m. Monday. Around the same time, another call reported a gunshot victim on Porter Street.

Investigators determined the victim, who had multiple gunshot wounds, was shot on Welles Street then taken to Porter Street by car. He was taken to the hospital for further treatment. As of Thursday he remains hospitalized, police said.

Police identified a juvenile victim and arrested him Tuesday. He was charged as an adult with criminal attempted murder and first-degree assault.

The investigation is ongoing.

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