Police Make Arrest In Fatal New Haven Shooting

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NEW HAVEN — An 18-year-old man is facing manslaughter charges in connection with a Saturday afternoon fatal shooting.

Officers responded to the second floor of 35 Harding Place around 1:30 p.m. after receiving a 911 call that a person had been shot. Upon arrival, officers found Shamar Willet, 23, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest, police said.

Willet was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital and pronounced dead, police said.

Police said Sunday they had arrested an 18-year-old man and charged him with second-degree manslaughter in connection with the shooting. The man’s name has not been released but police are planning a press conference Monday to discuss the arrest.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

1 Comment