One Arrest, More Expected, In New Britain Disturbance Which Sent Three To Hospital
New Britain police are holding a Clark Street resident on assault and firearms charges after a weekend disturbance. Police called to 149 Clark Street found a 23-year-old man who appeared to have been stabbed, and two men, ages 27 and 24, suffering gunshot wounds. All three were taken to the hospital.
Police arrested a first floor resident, 61-year-old Vincente Rivera. in connection with the shootings. Police say a woman at the scene also told them he had hit her with a cane. They say they do not believe Rivera is the person responsible for the stabbing, and say more arrests are expected.