Police activity in Enfield neighborhood: residents urged to stay out of area

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ENFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Enfield Police have shared information in regards to police activity happening in the area of Alden Avenue. 

It is unknown what the investigation is in regards to at this time, however, police are urging residents to stay out of the Enfield neighborhood at this time.

News 8′s sister station WWLP, was on-scene and spoke with Enfield Police Chief Alaric Fox telling 22News that one person had to be taken to the hospital after having been shot in the leg. Police located another person involved in the incident at 56 Alden Avenue. According to police as of noontime, the situation remains fluid.

The office of Enfield’s Superintendent of Schools has informed News 8 that several schools, including Enfield High School, Enfield Street School, Head Start and the Central Office at the old Alcorn School are in secure the building mode. This mode meals that no individual can enter or exit the schools, however, normal activities are still happening inside.

There is no danger, however, the superintendent has stated that they have enacted this due to police presence in the area.

News 8 will provide additional details once they are made available.

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