29-Year-Old Man Dies After Shooting in New Haven

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 29-year-old New Haven resident, who was shot in the city while driving his car Monday afternoon.

According to police, Lyndell Moore, 29, of New Haven, was shot on Townsend Street. He drove off toward Charles Street, where he lost control and crashed at the intersection of Orchard Street around 1:20 p.m.

Police said an officer heard the crash and went over to investigate. The officer found Moore unconscious and requested medics, who removed Moore's shirt to see he had been shot several times in the torso.

Moore was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he died, police said.

Before Moore was shot, there were no reports of crime or gunfire in the city, according to police.

Investigators at the scene received reports of three men wearing gray hooded sweatshirts fleeing from the area after the shooting on Townsend Street toward Henry Street.

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