HAMDEN, CT (WFSB) – Two people are injured following a shooting early Sunday morning in the parking lot of the Off the Hook restaurant on Dixwell Avenue in Hamden, police said.

Police responded to the area around 2 a.m. in response to a report of shots fired.

When officers arrived they found a 23-year-old Hamden resident who was shot in the thigh.

Shortly after police located a 27-year-old New Haven resident lying in front of the restaurant with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Both victims were brought to Yale-New Haven Hospital.

The Hamden Police Department Detective Division is investigating the incident.

Stay with Channel 3 for updates.

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