2 men shot in Meriden; police investigating

New Haven

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Meriden police are investigating after two men were shot Wednesday night.

The incident happened around 8 p.m. near the intersection of Hobart and Yale streets.

Upon arrival, police learned that two gunshot victims were taken to the hospital — by private car — for non-life-threatening injuries. Their identities have not yet been released.

No information was provided about the shooter or what led up to the incident.

The Meriden Mayor Kevin M. Scarpati said Thursday they have “stepped up enforcement and are doing everything we can to keep our residents safe.”

“The City and administration will continue to seek ways to reduce gun violence within the community to uphold public safety,” Meriden Police Chief Roberto Rosado said.

The investigation is ongoing. Those with information are asked to call Detective Joe Robinson at (203) 630-6267.

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