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Gunfire Outside High School Basketball Game

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(NEW HAVEN,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Gun shots rang out  in front of Hillhouse High School in New Haven Monday night, as a crowd of about  two thousand spectators was  leaving a  basketball game between Hillhouse and Career High  School.

Officer assigned to the game encountered a small group  running from the scene.Two adults were arrested and  a handgun as found discarded nearby.

A short time later Officers were called to  Dixwell Avenue and Munson Street  after   a person reported someone had been shot.A 14 year  old Hillhouse  student had suffered a gunshot wound to his hand  and  had been grazed by a bullet in his leg.The wounds were not life threatening and the victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.

No suspect has been identified .Anyone with information is urged to call New Haven Police Detectives at  203-946-6304.

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