On Wednesday evening, a shooting took place in the crowded premises of the New Haven train station. Authorities are currently looking for two people believed to be involved in the incident, which took place at Union Station around 9 p.m.
As New Haven Emergency Management Director Rick Fontana reported, one victim was shot and then transported to Yale New Haven Hospital for medical attention.
The shooting took place on a train platform, and that’s where the victim was discovered with serious life-threatening injuries.
According to law enforcement, the altercation started on a Metro-North train departing from New York.
Upon arriving at the New Haven station, shots were fired.
It is suspected that two individuals involved in the incident boarded a bus heading to New Haven Green. Descriptions of the suspects have been obtained by authorities.
On Wednesday evening, New Haven Police, Connecticut State Police, MTA Police and Amtrak Police responded quickly to the incident.
As a precaution, passengers were evacuated from the station from around 8.30 p.m. and were able to return shortly before 10.30 p.m.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing and is expected to continue until Thursday morning.
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