NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A 40-year-old man was shot to death in what police believe was a targeted attack Wednesday evening in New Haven.

Authorities said that the shooting happened at about 8:30 p.m. in the area of James and River streets. The man was taken to Yale New Haven Hospital, where he later died.

Police identified the victim as Alexander Pedraza of New Haven.

At a press conference Thursday afternoon, New Haven Police Chief Karl Jacobson said Pedraza and the shooter were seen talking to each other on video when a conflict arose, leading to the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (203) 946-6304, (866) 888-8477, or