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Man Dies After Shooting at New Haven Home

A 41-year-old man from New Haven has died after he was shot inside of his home last month.

Police said Melvin Harris was shot during a home invasion robbery on June 20.

According to authorities, two masked men entered Harris' home, demanded money and then shot him. After the shooting, the men ran out of the home.

Police said officers responded to reports of a shooting at 2:36 a.m. at Harris' home on Irvington Street near Townsend Avenue in the Annex neighborhood of the East Shore.

Harris was taken to the hospital. He suffered life-threatening injuries and was in critical condition until he died, police said.

New Haven police continue to investigate the incident and ask anyone with information to call them at (203) 946-6304. Callers may remain anonymous.

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