Man Charged With Murder in New Haven Gas Station Shooting - NBC Connecticut

Man Charged With Murder in New Haven Gas Station Shooting

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    Man Shot and Killed Outside New Haven Gas Station

    A man was shot and killed outside a gas station in New Haven early Friday morning. (Published Friday, Jan. 12, 2018)

    New Haven police have arrested a suspect in the killing of a man shot outside a gas station in New Haven early Friday morning.

    Police said 35-year-old Kenneth Cooper, a former New Haven man who had moved to Waterbury, was shot outside of the entrance to the Exxon gas station and convenience store at 775 Whalley Avenue just after 3 a.m.

    A woman who was with Cooper drove him to the hospital, where he died a short time later.

    New Haven police have arrested 31-year-old Joshua James Council, of New Haven, in the case.

    Council is charged with murder, criminal possession of a pistol without a permit and violation of probation. Police said Council is a convicted felon and was on parole.

    Council is being held on a $1 million bond.

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