PD: Teen fled to Maine after shooting man in January - WFSB 3 Connecticut

PD: Teen fled to Maine after shooting man in January

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Rafael Santiago-Salazar (State Police) Rafael Santiago-Salazar (State Police)
WINSTED, CT (WFSB) -

Connecticut State Police arrested a teen who they said fled the state after shooting a man in Winsted earlier this year.

Police in Maine found 19-year-old Rafael Santiago-Salazar of Waterbury and sent him back to Connecticut on Wednesday.

Investigators say Santiago-Salazar shot 37-year-old Melvin Ashe on Rock Street in Winsted in January.

The teen faces a number of charges, including attempted murder.

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