Victim shot several times in New London - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Victim shot several times in New London

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Police said the victim was shot at the Ravi store on Broad St. (WFSB photo) Police said the victim was shot at the Ravi store on Broad St. (WFSB photo)
Connecticut Avenue, where the victim was found by police. (WFSB photo) Connecticut Avenue, where the victim was found by police. (WFSB photo)
NEW LONDON, CT (WFSB) -

Police in New London said a man was shot several times overnight.

It happened in the area of the Ravi store, which is located at 283 Broad St., shortly after 1 a.m.

Police said they were first dispatched there to investigate reports of shots fired with possible victims.

While responding to the scene, they said they found a victim in his vehicle several blocks away on Connecticut Avenue. Police said he dented a car while fleeing from the first scene on Broad Street.

The victim was said to have been suffering from several gunshot-like wounds.

The victim was transported to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital's emergency room and then to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment and evaluation.

The person was said to have suffered critical injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New London Police Department at 860-442-4444.

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