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Teen faces serious charges after shooting incident

A teenager was recently arrested after a shooting incident occurred in New Haven. The Connecticut authorities suspect that the 19-year-old Connecticut man shot two people, but the alleged motive is unclear. The man faces serious charges resulting from the accusations.

At 9:47 p.m., local police officers responded to 911 calls at the intersection of two streets. They found two male victims, both 26 years old, and began administering emergency medical care. One victim had at least two gunshot wounds, and he was transported to an area hospital. He is expected to recover. The second victim was also taken to a hospital for treatment, but sadly, he died from his wounds.

The circumstances leading to the arrest of the teen are unclear, but he was originally arrested for carrying a handgun without a permit. However, when the officers executed a search warrant on his apartment, they supposedly found evidence that might link him to the shooting incident. Whatever evidence they purportedly found is not clear. Nevertheless, he was charged with first-degree assault as well as murder.

The young man faces very serious charges for his alleged involvement in these violent crimes. The details of the investigation as well as the circumstances surrounding the man's arrest are unclear. As the investigation into the Connecticut shooting incident proceeds, it is possible that evidence will arise that would work in favor of the man's defense. It is his right to then take that evidence and use it to present in a way that seems most beneficial to him. In the end, it is the obligation of prosecutors to actually prove the charges filed by evidence that meets the exacting requirements of our criminal justice system.

Source: NBC Connecticut, "New Haven Police Make Homicide Arrest", , Aug. 8, 2014

Source: NBC Connecticut, "New Haven Police Make Homicide Arrest", , Aug. 8, 2014

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