Waterbury police identify man fatally shot while on back porch

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WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — A man was fatally shot late Friday evening while on the back porch of a home with his friend Friday night.

Police said 38-year-old Anthony R. Banks, of Middletown, and his friend were talking on the back porch of a home on Madison Street when one gunshot was heard. Banks fell to the floor. When the friend checked on the victim, they saw a bleeding wound on Banks’ back and called 911, according to police.

Banks was sent to the hospital, where he suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was later pronounced dead.

Police are investigating this incident as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call the detectives at (203) 574-6941 or leave information anonymously via Crime Stoppers at (203) 755-1234.

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