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New Haven police investigating homicide


New Haven police are investigating a homicide that happened on Saturday evening. This homicide happened about a half an hour after a different shooting took place in New Haven.

At about 9:43 p.m., ShotSpotter alerted to gunfire in the area of Winthrop Ave. near Whalley Ave., according to police.

Several people called 911 stating that a man had been shot at the doorway of 465 Winthrop Avenue. When officers arrived they found 44-year-old Otis Powell. 

Powell suffered several gunshot wounds to his upper body, according to police.

Powell was shot around the doorway to the "This Custom Design" print shop. He was brought to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he later died.

Detectives from the department's Major Crimes Division and Bureau of Investigation are at the scene speaking to potential witnesses and collecting evidence.

Anyone who may have witnessed this shooting or may have information is asked to called 203-946-6304 and ask to speak with a detective. Calls may be made anonymously.

No information on a suspect or a possible vehicle has been provided.

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