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‘Unspeakable Loss': High School Graduate Dies After Weekend New Haven Shooting

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NBC Bay Area

A recent high school graduate in New Haven has died after a shooting that happened over the weekend.

A New Haven Public Schools spokesperson said 17-year-old John Tubac had just graduated, and his death is an "unspeakable loss."

Police said the shooting happened late Sunday night on Poplar Street between Pine Street and Chatham Street.

Authorities said Tubac, of New Haven, was taken to the hospital in critical condition after the shooting. He was pronounced dead on Thursday.

Officials said the district is providing support to the school community and holding a collection drive for his family.

Tubac's death marks the city's sixth homicide of the year, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 203-946-6304. Callers can remain anonymous by calling 866-888-8477 or texting NHPD plus your message to 274637.

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