Police searching for suspect involved in drive-by shooting in Middletown

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MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Middletown are investigating what they are calling a drive-by shooting on Washington Street Wednesday night.

Police said around 7 p.m., officers received a call that a woman has been shot in the leg and back. The victim, identified as 23-year-old Ashley Iguina, was brought to Hartford Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

According to police, Iguina was driving west on Washington Street when a dark-colored sedan pulled up alongside her. The front passenger of the suspect’s car reached out the window and fired approximately three rounds into Iguina’s car.

The car then fled the scene. Iguina could not identify the car or the shooter.

The passenger of Iguina’s car flagged down an ambulance that was nearby.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact police.

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