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Pizza Delivery Driver in Critical Condition After Shooting in New Haven: Police

A pizza delivery driver remains in critical condition after a shooting in New Haven late Friday night.

Police said they responded to Ferry Street at Clay Street in the Fair Haven neighborhood around 11:15 p.m. after getting a report of a person shot.

When they arrived, officers said they found a 54-year-old male pizza delivery driver who had been shot in the neck inside of his car. The victim has been identified as Hernando Pezo.

Pezo was transported to the hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries, where he remains in critical but stable condition, police said.

The shooting is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call New Haven Police Department Detective Bureau at (203) 946-6304.

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