North Haven man arrested after shots fired at Target Plaza

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NORTH HAVEN — Police arrested a 24-year-old man after responding to reports of gunfire at Target Plaza on Universal Drive last night.

At around 9:30 p.m., North Haven officers were called to the scene where a witness reported seeing an individual fire multiple shots from a handgun before fleeing into a silver SUV.

Authorities located the vehicle behind the Target store.

Adam Marin, the occupant of the SUV, was detained by police.

Officers found a .22 caliber handgun inside the vehicle.

Marin, who has a prior criminal record, faces several charges including Breach of Peace, Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm, Illegal Possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle, Carrying a Pistol without a Permit, and Reckless Endangerment.

Police held Marin on a $200,000 bond, with additional bonds from three court-ordered arrest warrants totaling over $80,000.

Marin was transported to Meriden Superior Court this morning for arraignment.

The North Haven Police Department expressed ongoing concerns about theft and reckless conduct in the Universal Drive area, committing to increased surveillance and enforcement measures, including the use of marked and unmarked vehicles and technology to support investigations.

The department emphasized its zero-tolerance policy for reckless behavior, particularly involving firearms, to ensure community safety.

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