NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – A 19-year-old man was shot and killed in New Haven Sunday night, according to police.
Officers responded to a call of shots fired around 8:20 p.m. on Downes Street between Columbus Avenue and Congress Avenue.
They found Jovani Ortiz with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where police said he was in critical condition before he died Monday.
Police said they learned that a vehicle was seen leaving the scene after gunshots were heard.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call New Haven detectives at 203-946-6304 or the department’s anonymous tip line at 866-888-TIPS (8477).