Teen Injured in Drive-By Shooting in Hamden


An 18-year-old young woman is injured during a drive-by shooting in Hamden Saturday night, police said.

Officials said the shooting happened in the area of Manila Avenue and Oregon Avenue at approximately 9 p.m.

Responding officers determined that a car and teen inside were struck by gunfire. The teen suffered a graze wound and she suffered a graze wound, according to authorities.

Based on the preliminary investigation, police said an occupant of the vehicle that was struck was the apparent target of the shooting.

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 203-287-4812. Any information provided can remain confidential.

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