Meriden police investigating shooting on South Colony & Cooper Street


MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Meriden police are on scene investigating a shooting that happened on South Colony and Cooper Street Saturday morning.

Police report that several 911 calls came in at approximately 9:50 a.m. on the report of a male suffering from a gunshot wound.

As an officer arrived in the area, they saw a vehicle speeding away. Officers caught up with the vehicle on S. Colony St. and Perkins Sq. Police found that the gunshot victim was in the vehicle being transported to the hospital.

Emergency services then responded to the scene to treat the victim and to transport him to the hospital, where he will receive further treatment for a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg.

Police tell News 8 there are no suspects in custody at this time.

Anyone with surveillance video or information on this incident is asked to call Meriden Detective Visconti at (203) 630-6252.

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