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Shooting that led to crash on I-84 in Waterbury under investigation: Troopers

I-84 West in the area of the Mixmaster was shut down for further investigation Thursday night.
Credit: Rick Kulmann

WATERBURY, Conn. — State Troopers are investigating a reported "suspicious incident," later determined to be a shooting that led to a crash, on Interstate 84 West in Waterbury on Thursday night. 

Around 7:30 p.m., state police were called to the area of Exit 20 for a report of two vehicles chasing and shooting at each other. Troopers later found out that one of the vehicles involved ended up in a crash on the Exit 20 off-ramp.

When state police arrived at the crash scene, they discovered that the driver had left the scene.

I-84 West in the area of the Mixmaster was shut down for several hours as police continued investigating. The area has since reopened to traffic.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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