WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Waterbury Police are investigating a fatal shooting incident that left a man dead and a dog injured on Monday.
At 3:13 p.m. Monday, Waterbury Police were dispatched to a shots fired incident in the area of Arch Street. Police said they were notified prior to arrival that a dog inside the residence was shot.
Officers observed the dog to have a gunshot wound to the face while on scene. The dog was transported to Mattatuck Animal Hospital for treatment.
While on the scene investigating that incident, dispatch informed officers at 3:24 p.m. that a man was dropped off at Waterbury Hospital with several gunshot wounds. Police said officers were informed that the male victim succumbed to his injuries.
Police said the vehicle that dropped the victim off left the hospital shortly after doing so.
The victim was identified Wednesday as 21-year-old Aaron Fulton, of Waterbury.
Anthony Delvalle, 22, who police say was involved in the incident, has been arrested and charged with tampering with evidence, hindering prosecution, false statement, and illegal sale or transfer of a pistol or revolver.
Delvalle has since been released after posting bond.
It has been confirmed the fatal shooting of Fulton and the dog shot incidents are related.
The circumstances surrounding Fulton’s death remains under investigation.
Waterbury PD is continuing to investigate this incident. They ask that anyone with information regarding the incident contact the Detective Bureau at (203) 574-6941 or Crime Stoppers at (203) 755-1234.