Police: New Haven man shot through ceiling while sitting in his home

(WTNH/ Kent Pierce)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Police are investigating after a man was shot while sitting in his New Haven home, early Friday morning.

Police say at around 2:47 a.m., officers responded to an apartment at 395 Sherman Parkway for a report of a person shot.

Police say 28-year-old Tyler Smith, who resides in that apartment, had been shot in the left thigh as he sat in his home. Officers learned that shots had been fired through the ceiling from the third floor apartment.  When officers checked that third floor apartment, no one was there.

Smith was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he has since been treated and released.

Police say there is no suspect information at this time.

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