Police piece together Brien McMahon shooting

NORWALK - Norwalk police are sifting through information to learn what sparked the shooting of a teenager outside Brien McMahon High School.

A 19-year-old was shot outside the school Monday following a basketball game. Police say the victim is from Hartford and was apparently with his cousin, a 25-year-old Norwalk resident.

Norwalk Police Chief Harry Rilling says his department is exploring every possible scenario surrounding the incident, including the possibility the shooter could be a student. According to the chief, the victim's unwillingness to cooperate is stalling the investigation.

"There are lots of rumors flying around," says Rilling. "We find ourselves chasing a lot of dead ends, so we don't know at this point who is responsible for the shooting."

Police are continuing to interview witnesses as well as Brien McMahon students and faculty. Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call Norwalk police at 203-854-3051.

For more on the shooting, go to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and select iO Extra.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Katie Rosa is a self-proclaimed 1 Hometown Hero: Katie Rosa
Workers from New York headed to Stamford Tuesday 2 Striking Charter Communications workers protest in Stamford
Greenwich police say they believe the same man 3 Police: Chase Bank robbed for second time in 24 hours
Fairfield Ludlowe High School students to witness mock 4 Fairfield Ludlowe H.S. students witness mock crash
Fairfield Ludlowe High School students to witness mock 5 Fairfield Ludlowe H.S. students to witness mock crash

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE