Police Identify Victim in New Haven's 3rd Homicide of the Year

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    NBC Connecticut

    Police have identified the man shot to death on East Pearl Street in New Haven on Friday night as 33-year-old Varnouard Hall.

    Hall was shot and killed just before 10 p.m. Friday, according to police. Detectives interviewed two people who reported hearing gunshots around that time, but police said no 911 calls were placed.

    Hall was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Police have not identified any witnesses but are investigating the report of a Hispanic male walking away from the scene. Authorities believe he drove away in a silver two-door car.

    Police said this is the city's third homicide of the year.

    Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this crime is asked to contact New Haven police at 203-946-6316.