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2 injured after shooting at party in Ledyard

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LEDYARD — State Police Troop E responded to Backus Hospital around 2:30 a.m. Saturday after a report of two victims who walked into the Emergency Department with gunshot wounds.

A 24-year-old woman had an apparent gunshot wound to her left hand and a 21-year-old man had an apparent gunshot wound on his right shoulder.  The injuries are not considered life-threatening.

State Police Eastern District Major Crime Detectives responded, and the investigation led them to a crime scene at a home on Shewville Road of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation in Ledyard.

Witnesses described a large party in the basement of the house which resulted in a disturbance between party goers.

An unknown male brandished a semi-automatic weapon and fired one round which went through the woman’s hand, and into the male’s shoulder.

The investigation is on going and any information about the crime can be reported to 860-848-6566.