18-year-old man killed in shooting on Ella T. Grasso Blvd.; New Haven PD investigating at homicide

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are investigating a homicide that happened Wednesday night on Ella T. Grasso Boulevard near Edgewood Avenue.

According to the New Haven Police Department, officers responded to a report of a fatal shooting in the area. Police received a Shotspotter notification at 8 p.m.

In the video above, News 8 spoke exclusively with the mother of the 18-year-old male victim, who police said suffered a single gunshot wound.

“I have 8 kids…He was my first-born son, so you took something from me that I can’t get back,” she said.

The victim was identified Thursday as Tashawn Brown of New Haven. 

Related: Community activists stepping up to keep the streets of New Haven safe, combat the uptick in violence

This is the twelfth homicide of the year in the city of New Haven.

Police ask that any witnesses who have not yet spoken with Police contact the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6304 or 1-866-888-TIPS (8477).

This is breaking news. Stay tuned for more updates.

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