New Haven Shooting Seriously Injures 19-Year-Old, Police Say

A 19-year-old is in serious condition after he was shot twice on Thursday night, police said.

Joshua Santiago of Hamden was shot about 7:20 p.m. on the 300 block of Poplar Street, police said. He was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he was listed in serious but stable condition Thursday night.

The person or people involved are believed to have run away. The shooting might have stemmed from an attempted robbery, police said.

Detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding the shooter or shooters. Anyone who witnessed it, or who may have information about it, is urged to call detectives at 203-946-6304.

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