16-Month old New Haven boy apparently a drive-by shooting victim
New Haven, CT, United States (4E) – A 16-month-old boy from New Haven, who was injured by a gunfire Wednesday in an apparent drive-by shooting, is now recovering in a hospital.
Officer David Hartman said Tramire Miller was immediately carried by his father, Timothy Miller, to the nearby Yale-New Haven Hospital where he was operated on for a gunshot wound in the stomach.
The boy was sitting on the porch with his aunt when the incident happened around 2:30 p.m., a few minutes after a school bus dropped by with children nearby.
Police Chief Dean Essernman said that this is a wake-up call, a child of is a child of us all, and the community must act with outrage.
Community leaders are asking for the public’s help in finding the shooter.
The Major Crimes Division detectives have been collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses in the area of Kensington Street and Edgewood Avenue where the shooting happened.
Officers reported that shots were fired from a dark-colored Acura, Altima or Honda which was last seen traveling south on Kensington Street.