New Haven man shot in the face after 2 groups in cars open fire
NEW HAVEN — A passenger in a car was shot in the face Sunday afternoon.
Police said at 1:30 p.m. they responded to a report that people in two cars were involved in an exchange of gunfire on Walnut Street between Wallace and East Streets. A short time later, State Police said a shooting victim had been reported on East Street, just south of Water Street, some five blocks away, near the interchange of I-91 and I-91. Police were investigating at both scenes
Police said Devin Davis, 21, of New Haven, was shot in his face and left arm. He was taken by ambulance to Yale-New Haven Hospital. Police said he was alert and able to talk with investigators. His injuries are reported to be non-life threatening.
Witnesses said two vehicles involved, the one Davis was in – a grey Audi station-wagon – and a red car. Police said neither the red car or its occupants have been located.
Anyone with information about this crime is urged to phone detectives at 203-946-6304.