New Haven PD make arrest in June 2019 shooting on Orchard St. that injured man

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Yuwell Mitchell – arrested in shooting of man on Orchard Street in June 2019 – New Haven PD mug – 12 07 20

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Monday, New Haven Police Dept. announced they made an arrest in the June 2019 shooting of a man on Orchard Street.

Police say they have charged Yuwell Mitchell, 28, for his role in the June 27, 2019 shooting of a 27-year-old New Haven man in the rear yard of a residence on Orchard Street.

The victim was shot several times and survived.

RELATED: New Haven PD investigating shooting on Orchard Street, one injured

Mitchell was arrested Wednesday, Dec. 2, and charged with conspiracy to commit assault, criminal attempt to assault, criminal possession of a firearm, and carrying a pistol without a permit.

On the day of the warrant service, Mitchell ran from police and forcibly entered a neighbor’s occupied apartment where he was found hiding. He is additionally being charged with criminal possession of ammunition, burglary, and risk of injury to a child (two counts).

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