Meriden shooting suspect apprehended in the Bronx

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A man wanted for a shooting in Meriden was arrested in the Bronx on Thursday.

According to officials, last Friday, Meriden police asked the community for help in locating Justin Diaz, 29.

Original Story: Police investigate shooting in Meriden, one man shot

He was wanted for a shooting on S. First Street back on April 19th that left a man with serious injuries.

With the assistance of the NYPD Violent Fugitive Task Force, Diaz was arrested on Thursday afternoon.

Related Content: Meriden PD: searching for armed and dangerous shooting suspect

He will remain in custody in New York until arrangements for his extradition are finalized.


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