The Hour, CT
By AMANDA NORRIS
Police responding to calls of shots fired found a man shot in the leg outside of Brien McMahon High School, 300 Highland Ave., Monday at around 8:30 p.m. The victim was taken to Norwalk Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, according to Sgt. Bruce Hume.
Hume said the victim was still walking when officers responded, and no description of the suspect or suspects had been provided as of 9 p.m.
Police cruisers lined the front of the school as students and gamegoers left the gymnasium after the conclusion of a basketball game against Greenwich High School. Police cordoned off the south exit of the front side of the building.
The father of a Brien McMahon student said he was in the hallway near the exit when he heard a single gunshot but that he did not see any suspects. He also said the victim was in his early 20s and may have been related to a coach at the high school.
Norwalk Police Sgt. Bruce Hume said the unidentified victim was shot once in the left leg by a small-caliber automatic weapon. He was taken to Norwalk Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
"I don't know if he was here for the game or it was related to the game, " Hume said, referring to the shooting, which occurred just before 8:30 p.m.
Police recovered a shell casing at the scene.
Norwalk police said the shooting took place at the Highland Avenue school at about 9 p.m. Monday.
Gunfire broke out after basketball game between the Brien McMahon Senators and Greenwich High School, police said. The Senators lost the game.
The Norwalk Hour reported that the father of a Brien McMahon student was in the hallway near the exit when he heard a single gunshot. That parent told The Hour that the male victim was in his early 20s and may have been related to the coach.
No arrests had been made in the case on Tuesday morning.
The Senators are scheduled to play again at Staples High School in Westport on Wednesday. The school has not said whether that game will be canceled.