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Police identify 32-year-old man killed in New Haven shooting near Grand Ave.

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven Police have identified the 32-year-old man who was shot and killed in New Haven on Saturday night.

At approximately 8:30 p.m., patrol officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert of gunfire in the area of Grand Avenue at Lloyd Street in the Fair Haven neighborhood.

Upon arrival, officers located a motor vehicle crashed into the side of a commercial building at 337 Grand Avenue. The driver of the vehicle had been shot.

New Haven Fire Department and American Medical Response personnel arrived at the scene and transported the motorist to Yale New Haven Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. He was later identified as 32-year-old, Jorge Osorio-Caballero, of Fair Haven.

Prior to the shooting, police believe that Osorio-Caballero was sitting in his parked car on Grand Avenue. After he was shot, Osorio-Caballero drove across the Lloyd Street intersection and struck the building, said police.

NHPD Major Crimes detectives and Bureau of Identification forensic detectives responded to the crime scene.

Anyone with information about the fatal shooting is asked to contact the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6304. Police say callers may remain anonymous. 

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