Vehicle of Interest Sought in Shooting of 8-Year-Old in New Haven

New Haven Police Department is searching for a vehicle of interest that may be connected to the shooting of an 8-year-old boy from last month.

Officers said the vehicle of interest is possibly an early 2000's Honda Accord or Acura TL.

The vehicle may be connected to a shooting where an 8-year-old boy was hit on Thompson Street on June 28 around 11:30 p.m.

According to police, an 8-year-old boy who was lying in a bedroom on the first floor was hit by gunfire. He suffered a non life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg and was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital. Police said he has been released from the hospital.

If you have any information about the vehicle or its owner, you're urged to contact Det. Daniel Conklin or Sgt. R. Turney of the Investigative Services Unit at (203) 946-6304 or you can call the tip line at 1-866-888-8477.

Callers can remain anonymous.

The investigation is ongoing.

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