Robbery victim turns gun on suspect in New Haven

Shawn Pauls (New Haven police)

A man who tried to rob a delivery man ended up on the other side of the gun in New Haven.

Police said the pizza delivery man was trying to make a delivery on Colony Road on Wednesday morning, just before 3 a.m., when he was approached by 23-year-old Shawn Pauls.

The victim told officers he wrestled the gun from Pauls before firing several shots in his direction.

Pauls was arrested after going to Yale-New Haven Hospital with a gunshot wound.

He’s facing multiple charges, including robbery and threatening.

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