Police make one arrest in June shooting in Howard Johnson parking lot

Police have made one arrest in a June 6 shooting outside the Howard Johnson Motel in Milford and expect to make at least one more arrest.

On June 6 at about 1:30 p.m., the Milford Police Department received a complaint of shots being discharged in the parking lot of Howard Johnson Motel at 1052 Boston Post Road.

Police said there had been a dispute between two parties in the parking lot, which led to the discharging of a firearm.

Through the course of their investigations, police identified Wilfredo Vega, 25, of Bridgeport, as one of the people involved.

Vega was arrested on a warrant Aug. 28, charged with criminal use of a firearm, unlawful discharge of a firearm, criminal attempt at assault 1st degree and reckless endangerment 1st degree.

He was released from police custody and is scheduled to appear at Milford Superior Court on Sept. 24.

Police are continuing with the investigation regarding the second individual involved in the dispute. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Douglas Youd at 203-783-4728 or email dyoud@ci.milford.ct.us.