Stolen Darien Jeep used in Stamford shooting
DARIEN — A Jeep stolen from a Darien home was used in a shooting in Stamford, police said.
On Sept. 30 around 9:20 a.m., a homeowner on Glenwood Drive reported his black 2012 Jeep Wrangler was taken from his driveway some time during the previous night. The car was left unlocked with the keys inside. Another car parked in the driveway was left undisturbed. Darien Police searched the neighborhood but didn’t find anything and the car was entered as stolen in Department of Motor Vehicles records.
Around 11 p.m., Stamford Police reported the stolen Jeep was used by a suspect in shooting early that day on Stillwater Avenue that left a 29-year-old man in the Stamford Hospital intensive care unit. Around 2:30 p.m., the man was hit in the arm and abdomen.
Stamford Police retained the stolen vehicle for investigation purposes.
Staff writer John Nickerson contributed to this report.