Man hospitalized after being shot in New Haven
NEW HAVEN — New Haven Police said a man was taken to the hospital after being shot Tuesday near a high school.
The shooting outside an apartment complex at 595 Sherman Parkway near Achievement First Amistad High School.
The shooting happened just after 11 a.m.,
Emergency crews found a 38 year old West Haven resident suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper leg. The male victim with non-life threatening injuries was taken to Yale New Haven Hospital.
Officers secured a crime scene and detectives responded to the area.
James Hillhouse High School was put into lockdown, and, Dr. Mayo Early Learning Center was put into a modified lock down in which academic and school related activities took place, but no one permitted to enter or leave the school. The restrictions were lifted around noon.
This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the New Haven Police Detective Bureau at 203-946-6304.