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Shooting at Meriden bar under police investigation

Police saw blood in front of the building and found at least one shell casing.
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MERIDEN, Conn. — A victim is recovering after being shot at a bar in Meriden overnight Saturday, according to police.

Officers responded to the Tequila Galore Bar on North Colony Road in Meriden just after 1 a.m. Saturday, according to police.

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Police saw blood in front of the building and found at least one shell casing. The victim was not found at the scene, police said.

A call later informed police that a gunshot victim was dropped off at Midstate Medical Center, and police determined the patient was the victim of the shooting at the bar.

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The victim is being treated for non-life-threating injuries, police said.

The investigation remains active. It is not clear what led up to the shooting.

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Any witnesses or anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Meriden police detective Giannakopoulos at 203-630-6339 or tgiannakopoulos@meridenct.gov.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Leah Myers is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. She can be reached at lmyers@fox61.com


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