Troopers, Detectives Investigate Stolen Vehicle on I-84 Eastbound Exit Ramp in Waterbury
On Wednesday, 08/23/2023, at approximately 4:53 a.m., Troop A in Southbury responded to a report of an unoccupied, disabled motor vehicle in the left shoulder of the I-84 eastbound Exit 23 off ramp in Waterbury.
Upon arrival, Troopers located a stolen motor vehicle with visible bullet hole damage to the rear of the vehicle. Evidence observed at the scene indicated that someone had sustained an injury.
During a check of area hospitals, investigators learned that a 14-year-old juvenile male had recently been admitted for a gunshot wound and was in critical condition.
State Police Western District Major Crime Detectives from Troop A in Southbury and the crime van were requested to respond and have assumed the investigation.
The juvenile victim’s condition has been upgraded to stable.
All of the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident remain actively under investigation and this is all of the information available for release at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Roberts at Troop A, at (203)267-2200. All information will remain confidential.