Waterbury Police have arrested a man in connection with recent shootings.
Officials arrested 21-year-old Derek St. Hilaire Sunday afternoon in connection with a shooting incident on Sept. 23. Police said an 18-year-old woman was shot in the buttock area on John Street.
Investigators determined that this incident was connected to the shooting that left a 10-year-old boy and St. Hilaire himself injured.
The 10-year-old boy was shot in the rib area and is expected to be OK.
As a result of the investigation, authorities have arrested St. Hilaire and he faces charges including first-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment, carrying a pistol without a permit, illegal discharge of a firearm, and more.
His bond was set at $750,000, which he posted, and he was released.
The Waterbury Police Department Major Crimes Unit is investigating.