NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot and killed in New Haven Sunday afternoon.
Officers responded to a Shotspotter alert and 911 calls at around 3:55 p.m. reporting gunfire on Hazel Street, between Shelton and Dixwell avenues.
Police found a 30-year-old New Haven man who had been shot. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The victim was identified as 30-year-old Melvin Stanley.
Police Chief Renee Dominguez told News 8 Stanley was found dead in a car. His killer is still on the loose.
Any witnesses are asked to contact the New Haven Police Department Investigative Services Division at 203-946-6304. Callers may remain anonymous or submit tips anonymously by calling 1-866-888-TIPS(8477) or text “NHPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES).