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New Haven Police Investigating After Man Was Found Shot

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NBC Connecticut

New Haven police are investigating a shooting that injured a 42-year-old New Haven man and officials said they believe the shooting might have happened after a dice game.

According to officials, officers received a 911 call around 12:02 a.m. on Oct. 15, about gunfire on Whalley Avenue between Ella T. Grasso Boulevard and Ellsworth Avenue.

Officers responded and found a 42-year-old New Haven man who had been struck by the gunfire. The victim was then transported to Yale New Haven Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

New Haven Police Major Crimes Detectives and the Bureau of Identification responded to the scene and the investigating is still ongoing.

During a news conference on Monday, police said they found 19 shell casings and they believe the shooting happened after a dice game.

Police as that anyone with further information to contact the New Haven Police Department Investigative Services Division at 203-946-6304.

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