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    Tuesday, August 09, 2022

    Man in critical condition after shooting in Norwich

    Norwich — A 23-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot early Tuesday morning, according to the Norwich Police Department.

    Police said the department received numerous 911 calls around 12:17 a.m. reporting a shooting in the area of Convent Avenue, and they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Backus Hospital and is listed in critical condition.

    The initial investigation found this was a targeted attack, police said, and the investigation is ongoing.

    Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Norwich police at 860-886-5561 ext. 3154 (Detective Callender) or the anonymous tip line at 860-886-5561 ext. 4.

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