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Reported stabbing at Shelter Now

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Police investigate

possible stabbing

near city’s shelter

MERIDEN — A man was wounded in the area of Shelter Now at 43 St. Casimir Drive at about 8:15 p.m. Monday.

The Fire Department was dispatched to the scene on the report of a possible stabbing, and a police officer at the scene also characterized the incident as a stabbing. A second officer said the incident was not confirmed as a stabbing, but he acknowledged that it was reported as one.

At least six police cruisers, a fire engine and Hunter’s Ambulance responded to the call. The ambulance transported the victim from the scene, while police remained and interviewed people in the vicinity.

Police Sgt. Robii Abou­chachra described the investigation of the event as “active.”

— Jeff Gebeau



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