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Two people shot and killed in a car on Winthrop Avenue and Goffe Terrace in New Haven

Detectives were searching for evidence at the scene, including any video surveillance that may have captured the incident.



Multiple 911 calls reporting gunfire in the vicinity of Winthrop Avenue and Goffe Terrace were received by the NHPD Dispatch Center at around 7:55 AM.

Additionally, the ShotSpotter detected 9 rounds of gunfire. Officers responded to the scene and discovered two gunshot victims inside a parked vehicle.

The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene, while the male passenger was transported by ambulance to Yale-New Haven Hospital but was declared dead shortly after being admitted.

The department’s Major Crimes Unit and Bureau of Identification detectives are present at the scene, searching for evidence, witnesses, and video surveillance.

The police are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the crime or has information that could be useful to the investigation to contact detectives at 203-946-6304 or the anonymous tip-line at 866-888-TIPS (8477).