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Homicide victim identified in Saturday night shooting in Waterbury


WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Waterbury police identified the victim of a homicide Saturday night.

22-year-old Kayson Langhorn of Waterbury died of gunshot wounds to the torso and upper extremities, and the manner of death was ruled a homicide.

Waterbury police were called to the area of Cooke Street and Chase Avenue just after 7 p.m. Saturday evening to investigate reports of a shooting.

The police located Langhorn in a parking lot near 577 Chase Avenue – he was transported to Waterbury Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The suspect reportedly fled the area in a dark colored SUV.

This is an open and active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Waterbury police at (203) 574-6941 or leave information anonymously via Crime Stoppers at (203) 755-1234.

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