Man killed in ‘targeted attack’ in Norwich, police say

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NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) — A homicide investigation is underway in Norwich after police say a man was killed in what they believe was a “targeted attack.” 

Officers were called to Mohegan Commons on North Street around 9:30 p.m. Sunday for the report of a shooting.

Police said 46-year-old Darnell Thomas was shot and taken to William Backus Hospital. He later died from his injuries, according to investigators.

Thomas was originally from New York and frequented the Norwich area, according to police. 

Investigators said the shooting appears to be a “targeted attack” against Thomas. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Chris Hawrylik at (860) 886-5561 ext. 3159 or email chawrylik@cityofnorwich.org, or call the department’s anonymous tip line at (860) 886-5561 ext. 4. All information can be kept confidential.

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