STAMFORD - Stamford police are searching for the people involved in a shooting that left a teenager fighting for his life.

Police say the 19-year-old victim was ambushed and shot last night behind Lucy's Pizzeria & Restaurant on Stillwater Avenue.

Investigators say they believe drugs may have played a role in the shooting.

Officials say he was shot in the stomach and rushed into surgery at Stamford Hospital, where he is reportedly in stable condition.

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