Police: 16-year-old girl found shot in crashed car in Waterbury

Police: 16-year-old girl found shot in crashed car in Waterbury



WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police investigating a car crash in Connecticut say a 16-year-old girl found dead in the vehicle had been shot.

Waterbury police responded to the crash into a utility pole at about 10 p.m. Monday. The girl was pronounced dead at the scene, but police say whether she died as a result of the crash or from the gunshot remains under investigation.

The victim's name was not released.

Police think there were at least two other people in the car with her, but it was not clear if anyone else was hurt.

Police say one person is in custody but have not announced charges.

The crash briefly knocked out power to area residents.


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