Video shows Dayron Willis firing his weapon into a crowd and towards the crowded downtown in Stamford, Conn.
Photo credit: Stamford Police Department
STAMFORD, Conn. – Four men and one woman were shot following an altercation outside a local nightclub early Sunday.
Police said they were alerted to a shooting in the area of Tino's Nightclub, 84 West Park Place, at around 1:30 a.m. and arrived to "a chaotic scene" where five people had been shot.
All victims were transported to Stamford HX for treatment of gunshot wounds to their "upper and lower extremities." Police said, at this time, the victims' injuries do not appear to be life threatening.
Dayron Wills, 22, of 300 Tresser Boulevard, admitted he was involved in the altercation.
Stamford's Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded and recovered video evidence which shows Wills firing his weapon "into a crowd and towards the crowded downtown are, thus striking five innocent persons," police said.
Wills told police he pulled out a handgun and began shooting the other person involved in the altercation and then discarded his weapon.
Police found a loaded .40 caliber handgun near the intersection of Atlantic Street and Bank Street, where Wills said he left it.
Police said Wills does have a valid pistol permit and was legally registered to carry the weapon.
Police said they also seized a small amount of marijuana from Wills.
Wills was charged with five counts of first degree assault, first degree reckless endangerment, unlawful discharge of a firearm and possession of marijuana.
Police ask anyone with information to call Stamford Police Detective Bureau at 203-977-4417.
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