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Police Identify Victim of Weekend Homicide in New Haven

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NBCConnecticut.com

Police have identified the man who died after he was shot and then crashed his vehicle into a building in New Haven on Saturday night.

Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert of gunfire at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Lloyd Street in the Fair Haven neighborhood around 8:30 p.m.

When police arrived, they said they found a vehicle crashed into the side of a commercial building on Grand Avenue and the driver of the vehicle had been shot.

Police have identified the victim as 32-year-old Jorge Osorio-Caballero, of New Haven.

Emergency crews arrived and Osorio-Caballero was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

Before the shooting, investigators said they believe Osorio-Caballero was sitting in his parked car on Grand Avenue and was shot. After the shooting, he drove across the Lloyd Street intersection and hit the building, they added.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact New Haven Police Department at (203) 946-6304. Callers can remain anonymous.

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