HARWINTON, Conn. (CBS Connecticut and AP) – Police say a Connecticut man lost part of his arm in a fireworks incident during a private, unlicensed fireworks show.

Crews responded to a Harwinton home around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Emergency workers took a 28-year-old man to the hospital for treatment.

Police say the Waterbury man’s left arm was amputated below the elbow by a piece of metal shrapnel.

Authorities are investigating.

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