1 dead, 1 critically injured after shooting in Stratford

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STRATFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Stratford Police are investigating a shooting that has left one person dead, another critically injured Sunday.

According to police, a 27-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were the victims of a shooting on North Avenue just shortly after midnight. They say the shooting followed what appeared to be a verbal argument.

Authorities say the 27-year-old female victim was pronounced dead at Bridgeport Hospital. They say the 24-year-old male victim is in critical condition as a result of a gun shot wound.

Police say the shooting is an isolated incident and that there is no ongoing threat to the community.

It is not known if police have any suspects regarding the incident.

Police say this incident is still under investigation and police are trying to identify the shooter(s). They ask that anyone who has information on this incident to contact the Stratford Police Investigative Division at 203-385-4119. 4120, or 4123.