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Police: 56-year-old man shot near Lione Park in Stamford

A 56-year-old man was shot and seriously injured after being caught in crossfire near Lione Park in Stamford, police say.

News 12 Staff

Dec 7, 2020, 10:31 PM

Updated 1,289 days ago

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A 56-year-old man was shot and seriously injured after being caught in crossfire near Lione Park in Stamford, police say.
The incident happened Sunday on Stillwater Avenue and West Broad Street around 4:30 p.m.
Some streets in the area were closed Sunday evening due to the incident.
A gun and multiple shell casings were recovered at the scene.
Police say the man was caught in the crossfire and shot while driving his car after heading home from work at Stamford Hospital.
Police say it's not the first time a shooting has occurred in the area.
They say two other incidents of shots fired in the area have occurred in recent weeks.
Two weeks ago, police say two separate shootouts happened both down the street near Westover Elementary right when school was letting out.
However, no one was struck. 
Police say it's likely that all the cases are connected.
Police say they've made one arrest in one of the previous cases.
Dhakedi Jackson, 23, of Stamford was charged with hindering prosecution.
Police say they are interviewing a person of interest in Sunday night's shooting but that no arrests have been made.


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