ANSONIA – Police are investigating two shooting incidents that occurred overnight.
Police say they were called just after 3 a.m. to the area of 232 Main Street for a dispute with possible shots fired. While they were responding to that call, another call for a shooting in the area of Lester & High Streets came in. The two locations are separated by the Naugatuck River, but only minutes away when driving.
When officers arrived on Lester Street, they found numerous shell casings in the street, and that several shots had struck a home that was occupied. A 27-year-old male was found in the house, he had been shot once in the shoulder. He was transported to an area hospital and is reported to be in stable condition.
Derby Police reported that a gunshot victim from Main Street had been dropped off at the Griffin Hospital Emergency Room. The 40-year-old male victim, a resident of Ansonia, was shot once in the upper torso and was transferred to another hospital for treatment. He is reported to be in critical condition. Evidence related to the shooting was located at 232 Main Street.
Ansonia detectives are continuing to investigate both shootings and have not yet determined if they are related.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ansonia Police Department at 203-735-1885 or via https://www.tip411.com/people/sign_in.