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PD: Two shot while inside New Haven Asian restaurant

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NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

Police in New Haven are investigating a shooting that happened inside the K-2 Fine Asian Cuisine Restaurant early Sunday morning.

Officers were called to the Temple Street restaurant a little after 1:30 a.m. for the report of a person having been shot.

The victim was identified as 26-year-old Jamarr Hailey, of New Haven, who was shot in his thigh and foot.

The owner of the restaurant told police she knew a fight happened outside, but claimed to know nothing of the shooting.

Police said the owner, Hue Lin, said she had rented the restaurant to someone throwing a birthday party, where they charged an admission fee and hired bouncers. Police said there were several hundred people at the establishment.

Another shooting victim, identified as 27-year-old Shaqueala Cobbs, was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital claiming she was shot while inside the restaurant.

She suffered a minor graze wound to her right calf. She told police she was standing near a disc jockey booth when she heard shots fired.

Neither victims suffered life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information should contact police at 203-946-6304.

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