New Haven officials provide an update on gun violence in the city

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker and Police Chief Renee Dominguez hosted a weekly press briefing on gun violence in the city Monday.

Officials provided updates on shots fired, arrests, gun seizures, and new initiatives aimed at combating violent crimes in New Haven.  

RELATED: New Haven mayor, police chief address recent gun violence

To help combat crime, the city is beefing up its shooting task force with three state police detectives. The city is also seeking new police recruits as well as adding more cameras and expanding its ShotSpotter system.

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