EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Waterbury man was shot and killed Wednesday night in East Hartford.

Officers found 28-year-old Devonte Gardner on the ground near Park Avenue and Garden Street at about 7:45 p.m. Police said he was shot “several times.” He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said they have identified a person of interest in the case.

The East Hartford Police Department’s Detective Divison continues investigating the shooting. Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or have surveillance footage of the shooting is asked to contact police at (860) 289-9134.