NEW HAVEN, CT – The New Haven Police Department is investigating a Fair Haven home invasion in which a New Haven man was shot. The incident happened in the early morning hours of Monday, January 25. Around 1:15 a.m., New Haven Police and Fire responded to a 911 call of a person shot inside a house on James Street between Exchange Street and Wolcott Street.
Inside a second-floor bedroom, a 28-year-old man had been shot in the abdomen. An ambulance transported the victim with life-threatening injuries to Yale New Haven Hospital. Following emergency surgery, the victim was listed in critical condition.
On James Street, officers held a crime scene at the residence as detectives canvassed the neighborhood. Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6304. Callers may remain anonymous.
In other, separate incidents over the weekend, two men were hospitalized after a shooting and then a stabbing incident Saturday afternoon, January 23.
In the first incident, a 55-year-old West Haven man was injured in a shooting outside an apartment complex at 115 Edgewood Avenue between Garden Street and Dwight Street. At approximately 2:00 p.m., the food delivery driver was shot in the abdomen as he sat in his vehicle. Robbery is believed to be the motive for the assault. An ambulance transported the victim to the hospital where he was listed in stable condition.
In another incident on Saturday, around 2:30 p.m., a 55-year-old Stratford man was stabbed during a physical altercation with another man. The incident happened near a bench on the New Haven Green in the area of Church Street and Chapel Street. An ambulance transported the victim to the hospital where he was listed in critical but stable condition.
The assaults are not believed to be related. Detectives ask anyone with information to contact the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6304.