Man Wounded In Apparent Shooting

(NEW LONDON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)   –   New London Police  continue to investigate  an apparent shooting on Hawthorne Drive. Officers were called to a parking lot   shortly after 8:30 Saturday night on the report of shots fired. There they found 29 year old Jerimy Escalera of New London  suffering from a possible gunshot wound  to his side.

Escalera was taken to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital and then flown to Yale New Haven Hospital for emergency surgery.

Anyone who has information about this incident  is encouraged   to contact  the New London Police  Detective  Division at 860-447-1481. Anonymous information  may be submitted  via  the  New London Tips 411 system.


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