2 Injured in New Haven Shooting

Two men were injured, one critically, in a shooting in New Haven Sunday afternoon.

New Haven police said one victim, identified as Taevon Alston, 28, of West Haven, was found at 2 Derby Avenue around 2:10 p.m. He was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment. His injuries are not considered life threatening, police said.

A short time later a second victim, identified as Harold Herring, 33, of New Haven, arrived at the St. Raphael’s campus of Yale-New Haven Hospital with a gunshot wound. Herring is listed in critical but stable.

Police believe Herring was involved in the same incident as Alston.

According to police, a witness reported seeing a masked man in a hooded sweatshirt armed with a gun get out of a car near the scene. Another reported someone limping away.

The New Haven Police Detective Bureau and Bureau of Investigation are handling the case. Anyone with information should contact detectives at (203) 946-6304.

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