New Haven police are continuing their investigation into multiple gunshots fired late Wednesday night at the corner of George and Day streets that led to the arrests of three men.
Officers on Day Street heard the shots at about 10:02 p.m. and proceeded to the intersection, where they observed a minivan fleeing the scene. Police pursued the occupants on foot after they fled their vehicle.
Two of the suspects, 20-year-old Antrum Coston and 18-year-old Terrance Allen, both of New Haven, were apprehended in the backyard of a house on Whalley Avenue, police said. The third, 18-year-old Larry Cotton, threw a handgun onto a nearby roof and was then apprehended.
Police recovered a total of three handguns and located several spent shell cases at the crime scene on George Street. The minivan was stolen, police said.
Coston was charged with larceny in the second degree. Allen was charged with second-degree larceny and carrying a pistol without a permit. Cotton was charged with larceny in the second and third degrees, theft of a firearm, and carrying a pistol without a permit.
More charges are pending, police said.
–Yale Daily News