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Man Shot In Legs In Fairfield County, Police Say

A man was shot in the legs in Norwalk.
A man was shot in the legs in Norwalk. Photo Credit: Photo by Scott Rodgerson on Unsplash/Google Maps street view

A man was found shot in the legs in Fairfield County after police received multiple phone calls reporting gunshots.

The incident took place in Norwalk around 11 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 4 in the area of South Main Street and Merritt Street.

Responding officers located a crime scene in the area of South Main Street, but not a victim, said Norwalk Police Lt. Terrence Blake.

 A short time later Norwalk dispatch received a call from Norwalk Hospital, who reported that a man suffering from a gunshot wound had just arrived by private vehicle, Blake said.

The victim is a 36-year-old male who suffered non-life-threatening injuries to his legs, he added.

The Detective Bureau responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

The Norwalk Police Department is asking anyone with information to contact Detective James Barron, at 203-854-3034, or email at

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