2 People Shot, Injured At House Party On Reservation

LEDYARD, Conn. (AP) — Two people were shot and injured at a house party on a Native American reservation in southeastern Connecticut.

Connecticut State Police say it happened around 2:30 a.m. Saturday at a home on land belonging to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation in Ledyard. Witnesses told police there was a large party in the home’s basement and a disturbance occurred.

A 24-year-old woman was shot in the hand and a 21-year-old man was shot in the shoulder. Police say their injuries were not considered life-threatening.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police.

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation owns the nearby Foxwoods Resort Casino.

 

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