Arrest Made In New Britain Shooting

(NEW BRITAIN,Conn./CBS Connecticut)   –  New Britain Police have made an arrest in an August 19 shooting on Arch Street.39 year old Kunta Kinta Cupe of Branford   was apprehended during a traffic stop near the  New Britain-Berlin line Friday evening.

He is accused of shooting a woman in the leg .She was found at  77 Arch Street. The  victim did not appear to be the intended target.

Cupe is charged with  Assault in the First Degree,Criminal Attempt Assault  in the First Degree, Criminal Possession of  a Firearm and Criminal Use of a Firearm.

Cupe is being held on $750,000 bond .He is due in New Britain Superior Court  Monday.

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