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1 Dead, 5 Hospitalized After Shooting in New Haven

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One person has died and five others are hospitalized after a shooting in the Hill neighborhood in New Haven late Saturday night.

Officers and firefighters were called to Rosette Street near Hurlburt Street around 11:50 p.m. after getting a ShotSpotter alert of gunfire and 911 calls of people shot.

Ambulances transported four gunshot victims to Yale New Haven Hospital and two other gunshot victims were taken to the hospital by private vehicle, authorities said.

A 27-year-old woman was shot multiple times in the side of her torso, a 28-year-old woman was shot in the arm and leg, a 31-year-old man was shot in the face, a 37-year-old man was shot twice in the leg, and a 37-year-old man was shot in the thigh, according to police.

Police said one person, 28-year-old Dayshon Smith of New Haven, was later pronounced dead and five others remain hospitalized in stable condition.

The shooting was believed to have been a dispute during a game, according to police.

There were multiple shell casings of multiple calibers found at the scene, police said.

Two of the victims were just released from prison. One was on probation and the other was out on parole. The other victims had no history of violence, according to police.

Detectives responded to the shooting. Authorities said the crime scene includes portions of Rosette Street, Hurlburt Street and Wilson Street.

Officers say they will maintain a strong presence in the area.

Police said they have received quite a bit of help from the community with the recent uptick in violence.

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

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