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Teen Hospitalized After Shooting on Townsend Street in New Haven

New Haven Police Cruiser
NBC Connecticut

New Haven Police are investigating after a teen was shot on Townsend Street Friday evening.

Authorities said they were called to the area just before 4:30 p.m. Responding officers found a 17-year-old with a gunshot wound to the hand.

He told police he was outside his home when he was shot by someone driving by. The teen was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, according to authorities.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives by calling 203-946-6304. You can also leave an anonymous tip by calling 866-888-8477.

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