Gunshots Ring Out During Tribute for Homicide Victim

Gunshots rang out during a tribute for a homicide victim in Norwalk on Wednesday night and police are investigating.

Officers responded to the Day Street side of the Washington Village Housing Complex just at 9:18 p.m. on Wednesday to investigate reports of gunshots and found tribute candles and a large group of people walking away from the area.

As officers interviewed the group, detectives determined that the group had gathered in the area to pay tribute to a homicide victim, police said.

Officers found two handguns and two shell casings in the road and said this appears to be isolated and no individuals were targeted.

Anyone with any information should email Detective Mulkern at, call the

Norwalk Police Tip Line at 203-854-3111, post an anonymous Internet tip on Norwalk Police website. Anonymous text tips can be submitted by typing "NPD" into the text field, followed by the message, and sending it to CRIMES (274637).

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