1 man arrested, another wanted in Waterbury shooting that left New Haven man dead

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WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Waterbury Police arrested one man and have an active warrant out for another in connection to the homicide of 37-year-old Douglas Daniels of New Haven. The shooting occurred back in July.

Andre Reed / Photo: Waterbury Police Department

Police arrested 29-year-old Andre Reed, of Waterbury, on August 10 in connection to this homicide that occurred on July 24. He is being charged with murder, conspiracy at murder, and two counts of assault. No court date has been set at this time. Reed is being held on a $2 million bond.

Police have an active arrest warrant out for another man wanted in connection to the homicide identified as 31-year-old Reginald Miles, also of Waterbury.

Miles will be charged with murder, conspiracy at murder, two counts of assault, criminal possession of a firearm, criminal use of a firearm, illegal sale or transfer of a firearm, carrying a pistol without a permit, weapons in a motor vehicle, illegal discharge of a firearm and reckless endangerment, according to police.

Reginald Miles / Photo: Waterbury Police Department

Police say Miles should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on Miles’ whereabouts is asked to contact Waterbury Police Department.

On July 24 at 8:14 p.m., Waterbury police responded to the area of East Farm Street at Orange Street on a weapons complaint.

Officers arrived on the scene and located two people suffering from gunshot wounds. Evidence of shots fired was recovered in the area.

Police report one person had a gunshot wound to the shoulder/ chest area, while the second person sustained a gunshot wound to the leg. Both of the victims were transported to the hospital for treatment.

The 37-year-old male victim – later identified as Douglas Daniels, of New Haven – who sustained the gunshot wound to the chest succumbed to his injuries, according to police.

As police were investigating, officers were told that another person arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the head. Police report the victim continues to be treated for their injury.

All victims appeared to have sustained injuries from the shooting incident on East Farm Street. The incident is now being investigated as a homicide by the Waterbury Police Department’s Detective Bureau.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact the Waterbury Police Department’s Detective Bureau at (203) 574-6941 or Crime Stoppers at (203) 755-1234.

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