STAMFORD, Conn. — A man was arrested for his suspected involvement in a gun fight that took place at the Holy Name Athletic Club in Stamford just after midnight Saturday morning, a police department news release said.
Dwayne Coleman, 28, was found running from the scene with a handgun, and threw the gun away before being apprehended, the release said. Police found two victims, a 28-year-old Stamford woman shot in the left leg and a 24-year-old Stamford man shot four times in the torso and buttocks, the release said.
The woman has been treated for her injuries and released from the hospital. The man remains in serious condition at Stamford Hospital after having surgery, the release said.
The preliminary investigation shows both men exchanged gunfire in the parking lot of Holy Name, the release said. Police are still trying to figure out why the two were shooting at each other, the release said.
Coleman, who is out on parole after being convicted of weapons and narcotics violations, was charged with first-degree assault, criminal possession of a firearm and first-degree reckless endangerment, the release said. He is being held on a $500,000 bond.
The Department of Parole has also issued a remand to custody for Coleman’s suspected involvement in Saturday’s shooting, the release said.