Police investigate after man shot in the leg in Ansonia

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ANSONIA, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are investigating after a man was shot in Ansonia on Tuesday afternoon.

Police say that just before 2 p.m., officers responded to 4th Street and North Main Street after a man was shot in the area.

According to police, the victim, a 39-year-old New Haven man, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

His identity has not been released.

The suspect is described as a tall, thin Black man who was last seen running down Fourth Street towards Star Street.

The shooting remains under investigation.

The department is asking anyone with information to please contact 203-735-1885 or tips can be left anonymously through TIP 411.

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