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Man charged in New Britain church shooting

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New Britain police said a man who shot a woman outside a church was arrested Friday.

Officials said Kunta Kinta Cupe, 39, was arrested in Branford.

Police said Cupe shot a woman in the leg on Arch Street last Friday outside of the Friendship Service Center.

The woman was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

No other injuries were reported at the time of the incident.

Police said the woman did not appear to be the intended target and suspects were not located at the scene.

Cupe was taken into custody after during a traffic stop.

He was charged with assault in the 1st degree, criminal attempt of assault 1st degree, two counts of criminal possession of a firearm and criminal use of a firearm.

He is being held on a $750,000 bond.

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