Robbery Suspect Shoots Himself After Robbing New Haven Store

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – A robbery suspect is in stable condition after shooting himself on Tuesday, as reported by the New Haven police.

The suspect, Manuel Otero, 51, of East Haven, faces charges including first-degree robbery, conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery, criminal possession of a firearm, and unlawful discharge of a firearm, among others. The incident took place at Chico’s Fruit and Vegetables on Ferry Street, where Otero allegedly robbed the establishment at gunpoint.

Following the robbery, gunshots were heard and Otero then arrived at Yale New Haven Hospital with a gunshot wound. Although the medical condition of Otero has been described as “stable,” the details of the self-inflicted gunshot remain unclear according to police.

The suspect is expected to survive after shooting himself and is under police custody at the hospital. There are no further details provided by the authorities regarding the motivations behind the incident.

In summary, a robbery suspect is recovering in the hospital after shooting himself following an alleged armed robbery at a local business. The police have not released further details about the incident.