Two men critical after pedestrian crash, stabbing

Shelton police are investigating an incident in which one man was hit by a vehicle and another was found with stab wounds on Tuesday, Jan. 22.

According to police, officers received multiple 911 calls about 8:15 p.m. about an assault and pedestrian who was struck in the 300 block of Howe Avenue. Once officers arrived, police said they found a 26-year-old Shelton man that was struck by a vehicle traveling south on Howe Avenue. Officers also found a 60-year-old Shelton man that was stabbed multiple times.

“Both the 26- and 60-year-old males were transported to the hospital for injuries sustained during the incident,” said Shelton Detective Richard Bango. “Both males were listed in critical condition.”

Bango said Shelton detectives were called to investigate the stabbing, and the Shelton accident

reconstruction team was called to investigate the accident.

“During the investigation, it was discovered the male that was struck by the vehicle was also involved in the stabbing incident,” said Bango.

Police have not released the identities of either of the men who were involved in the incidents. Police are continuing the investigation.