Suspect in custody after a woman was shot in the face in West Haven

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WEST HAVEN — A woman, believed to be in her 40s, was shot in the face coming out of Kelly’s bar on Campbell Avenue near the corner of Noble Street early Sunday, just before 3 a.m.

According to police, the woman is in an area hospital in stable condition.

A male suspect is in custody, but detectives are actively working this investigation, gathering evidence to figure out a motive and how events unfolded.

Reportedly, the man had a confrontation with the victim earlier inside of Kelly’s Bar and shot her as she exited.

Police said a shotgun is believed to be the weapon and at least two shots were fired.