Police on scene of shooting in New Haven, victim has life-threatening injuries

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Police are investigating a shooting in New Haven on Tuesday afternoon. 

New Haven police confirm to News 8 that officers were scene of a shooting that happened at 1:15 p.m. on Huntington Street, between Newhall and Shepard Streets, in the Newhallville neighborhood.  

Police said the victim is a New Haven man who was shot in the torso while he was standing outside a residence. He has life-threatening injuries.

The victim’s family told News 8 the victim is 20-year-old Malik Daniels. This was not the first time Daniels was shot in his life; he was also shot two years ago.

After the shooting, a car crashed near Prospect Street and ended up on an Albertus Magnus College athletic field.

Police towed the car from the athletic field.

One man is in custody for questioning. No arrests have been made.

The cause of the shooting remains unclear at this time.

Anyone with information in this shooting is asked to call New Haven Police at (203) 946-6304.

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