One person was killed and four others injured in a series shootings that happened in a four-hour span in New Haven Sunday.
Andre Kelley, 29, was shot and killed inside a home at 536 Whalley Avenue just before 7:30 p.m., according to police. The homicide, the 30th for New Haven in 2011, was the last in a string of shootings that began Sunday afternoon.
Police were called to Yale-New Haven Hospital around 3 p.m. for a 17-year-old with a gunshot wound. The victim was walking along Shelton Avenue when he heard a gunshot and felt a pain in his leg, according to police. The teen called a family member who drove him to the hospital. His injuries were not life-threatening, police said.
Another shooting on Shelton Avenue around 5:30 p.m. injured two people. Police stopped a car driving at high speed at Broadway and York Street, and found Gordon Petteway, 21, suffering from a gunshot wound inside. Police say Petteway and a second person, 22-year-old Levar Corbett, were inside their car when they were the victims of an armed robbery. The suspect fired at the two, striking both, according to police.
While police investigated that shooting, a gunshot wound victim, Kevin Moore, 18, showed up at the Hospital of St. Raphael with a head wound. Detectives determined Moore was one of the suspects in the earlier robbery and shooting on Shelton Avenue, according to police.
He was being held on $500,000 bond Monday.
"One would hope without connections, this was just terrible timing and it has been an obviously violent night in New Haven," said Dan Hartman of the New Haven Police Department.
Police spent most of the night collecting evidence from the murder scene on Whalley Avenue. The victim, Andre Kelley, was found in a first-floor apartment. He lived in the apartment, police said.