One Dead, One Critically Injured in New Haven Shooting

One man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting in New Haven Tuesday night. 

The shooting happened on Wadley Street and it's the first homicide of the year in the city. 

It was reported at 10:44 p.m. and officers found the two men at a parked car.  The driver, 37-year-old Ronald Wayne Matheney, of Hamden, was shot multiple times, according to police.  He was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The passenger, 34-year-old Corey Bland, of Hamden, was shot in the arm and is in stable condition at Yale-New Haven Hospital, police said.

Police do not have any information on who shot the men or a getaway car. 

Officers and detectives have been at the scene to collect evidence and interview residents.

Investigators are asking for the public’s help. Anyone who has information that could help solve this case should call detectives at 203-946-6304.

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