New London police are investigating a report that a woman was shot early Friday morning.
Police arrested 44-year-old George Taylor, a convicted felon, for the crime.
According to police, the victim was shot in the area of 12 Home St.
When they arrived, they found that the woman suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to her right buttocks.
Police said they located and had contact with the suspect, identified as Taylor. He had a superficial cut on his hand.
Both were transported to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital for medical treatment.
Police said Taylor lives in an apartment at 12 Home St.
They performed a protective search of it. The address was secured for evidence collection and processing.
A Taurus 9mm semi-automatic handgun was found and seized.
Taylor was charged with first-degree assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon and alteration of a firearm identification mark.
He was held on a $200,000 cash-surety bond.
Police said they expect to file additional charges.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call New London police at 860-447-1481.
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