MERIDEN, Conn — Police are investigating a shooting following a road rage incident that happened on Route 15, the Wilbur Cross Parkway that left a man with minor injuries.
Officials said at 3:21 p.m., Connecticut State Troopers were called to a report of a shooting incident which had occurred on Rt. 15 in the area of Exit 67W in Meriden.
The victim, a man, met with troopers at a Cumberland Farms location on Broad Street. EMS responded for a report of a minor injury and the complainant declined to be taken to a hospital.
The man told to troopers that the operator of a dark colored SUV verbally threatened him. Then the driver fired a handgun in his direction, causing a minor injury to the man, before the suspect fled from the scene.
Police said this could be related to a road-rage incident. The Central District Major Crime Squad is assisting with the investigation, which remains active and ongoing.
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