Police ID 21-Year-Old Man Killed in Derby Shooting

A 21-year-old man is dead after a shooting on Anson Street in Derby Friday morning and police are calling his death a homicide.

Police said they responded to Anson and Fifth streets at 1:49 a.m. after receiving reports of gunshots and found 21-year-old Jajuan Benavides with gunshot wounds.

He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:40 a.m.

The state police major crime squad is assisting with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call 203-735-7811 or 203-617-1906.

Anson Street will be closed during the investigation.

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