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Convict Shot on Connecticut Avenue in Norwalk

This story was updated at 10:41 a.m.

NORWALK, Conn. – A 33-year-old man was shot in the arm late Monday at a Connecticut Avenue condominium complex, Norwalk Police Chief Harry Rilling said. He ran to The Home Depot to get help, and police were called at 12:04 a.m. His injuries were not life threatening.

The victim was Anthony Patterson, according to Detective Sgt. Marc Lapore. Patterson was sitting in a car at the Oak Knoll Cooperative Apartments at 554 Connecticut Ave. when he was shot, Rilling said. The bullet may have gone through his arm. Police do not believe it was a random shooting.

Patterson was found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder in 2006. He was sentenced to 11 years in prison, with a special parole of seven years. Lapore said police were not sure where he is living now.

Patterson's conviction came in the Nov. 27, 2001, shooting death of David Rowley in Roodner Court. He was tried twice in the case .

Patterson may have run to The Home Depot because he was being chased, Lapore said. He was not cooperating with investigators.

The car was towed. Police were examining evidence, and the investigation was continuing.

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