A 14-year-old New Haven resident was shot and killed Wednesday night, according to police.
Police said they received multiple 911 calls about a person shot on Chatham Street. When officers got there, they found a male teenager suffering from gunshot wounds.
Police have identified the teen as Tyshaun Hargrove.
He was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital but did not survive, police said.
The shooting occurred on Chatham Street between Rowe Street and Ferry Street around 10:50 p.m.
Police said during a news conference Thursday that this is an isolated incident and that a large group had gathered.
Police are gathering surveillance as they investigate and ask witnesses to call the New Haven Police Department Investigative Services Division at 203-946-6304.
This was the 19th homicide of the year in New Haven.
They said there will be an increase in police presence.
Shenae Draughn, the interim executive director of Elm City Communities, said the housing authority is very concerned about what happened.
“Any time there’s a loss of life, especially a young African-American in the city of New Haven, it is especially important to us that we do our due diligence and that we interact with our residents and our community to ensure that their safety, and there’s a feeling of safety in the community,” she said.