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State Police Investigate Shooting In Putnam

PUTNAM — State police said they are investigating a shooting.

The shooting was reported about 9:20 p.m. Monday on Pomfret Street. A man was wounded and was airlifted to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston via Life Star helicopter after the shooting, Trooper Kelly Grant said.

The Eastern District Major Crime Squad is investigating the shooting, which Grant said appears to be an isolated outbreak of violence.

"There is no danger to the public," she said.