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Police identify Naugatuck man killed in New Haven shooting


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have identified the man who was killed in a shooting in New Haven, early Saturday morning.

According to Capt. Anthony Duff, New Haven Police responded at approximately 2:55 am to a ShotSpotter alert at Elliot St., between Sylvan Ave. and Davenport Ave. in the Hill neighborhood.

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Police had also received multiple 911 calls about gunfire in the area.

Officials responding to the scene found an adult male victim lying in the street with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police have identified the victim as 27-year-old Luis Nelson Perez, of Naugatuck.

Investigators did contain the area as an active crime scene, conducting a canvass for evidence.

There’s no word on any suspects at this time.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact New Haven Police Department at (203) 946-6304.

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