Four people were shot in Waterbury early Thursday morning and one of the victims is in critical condition, according to police.
Police responded to reports of a disturbance in the East Main and Cherry streets area at 12:57 a.m. and found a large group of people who appeared to be fighting in the area of 402 East Main St.
Most of the people in the crowd were patrons of a nearby bar, according to a news release from police.
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As officers approached, several gunshots were fired and four people were struck, police said.
All the victims were transported to St Mary’s Hospital. One male victim is in critical condition and three others are in stable condition, police said.
The investigation is ongoing.