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New Haven police investigating double shooting on Chapel Street, suspect on the loose

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven Police are investigating after a double shooting on Chapel Street that occurred Tuesday evening.

Police say the incident happened in the 1500 block of Chapel Street between Winthrop Avenue and Norton Street, right down the block from Yale New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael campus.

New Haven PD and Fire responded to 911 calls just after 7:30 p.m. and found one adult male victim on Chapel Street. Police say a second adult male victim walked into a hospital emergency room. Police say one victim, a 24-year-old New Haven resident, has a gunshot wound to the ankle while the other victim, a 22-year-old man from New Haven, has a gunshot wound to the side of his torso.

Both are expected to survive their injuries.

Investigators believe the men were injured when a gunman fired multiple shots at a group of people on Winthrop Avenue near Chapel Street.

The gunman fled on foot on Winthrop Avenue toward Edgewood Avenue. No arrests have been made as of Wednesday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6304. 

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