Police: man shot another in the leg

Victor Torres (Police photo)

WATERBURY, Conn., (WTNH) – A 21-year-old man is accused of shooting another man in the leg Wednesday.

Victor Torres is charged with first-degree assault. Police said the victim’s injury was not life-threatening or serious, and that he is being treated at St. Mary’s Hospital.

The incident took place in an apartment complex on Pinehurst Drive at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, police said. They added that Torres and the victim knew each other and had an ongoing dispute over a woman.

Torres’ bond and next court date were not immediately available.

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