Man In Critical Condition After Shooting In Danbury

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Danbury Shooting

Eliseo Soto, 33 of Danbury, was arrested for allegedly shooting a man in Danbury. (Danbury Police / March 28, 2014)

Danbury Shooting

Eliseo Soto, 33 of Danbury, was arrested for allegedly shooting a man in Danbury. (Danbury Police / March 28, 2014)

DANBURY — A 33-year-old man is in custody after allegedly shooting another man Thursday evening, police said.

Eliseo Soto, of Danbury, faces charges of criminal attempt to commit murder, first-degree assault and criminal use of a firearm, police said. His bail was set at $500,000.

Police were called about 5:42 p.m. to Rose Street and Bells Lane for a report of a shooting, according to a release from Danbury Police.

A 24-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound through the arm and chest. He was brought to Danbury Hospital, where he is in critical condition, the release states.

Witnesses told police that Soto had caused a disturbance in the area earlier in the night before returning and shooting the victim, the release states.

Police found Soto at his residence and arrested him.

By Stephen Busemeyer, Hartford Courant 

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