New Haven PD identifies victim of fatal shooting on Exchange Street

New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The New Haven Police Department Friday identified the man fatally shot on Exchange Street Wednesday night.

Police say on Wednesday at around 11:25 p.m., officers responded to a report of gunfire on Exchange Street between Ferry Street and East Pearl Street in the Fair Haven neighborhood. 

Officers on the scene found 27-year-old Divonne J. Coward of New Haven suffering from a gunshot wound on the front porch of an Exchange Street residence. Officials pronounced Coward deceased at the scene. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6304. 

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