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New London man arrested for shooting woman in the buttocks

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New London police are investigating a shooting on Home Street. (WFSB) New London police are investigating a shooting on Home Street. (WFSB)
George Taylor is accused of shooting a woman in the buttocks in New London. (New London police) George Taylor is accused of shooting a woman in the buttocks in New London. (New London police)
NEW LONDON (WFSB/CT) -

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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