NEW HAVEN — A 20-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot in the head at a New Year’s Eve party at the La Quinta Inn and Suites on Sergeant Drive, police said.
Officer David Hartman, the department spokesman, said at 2:44 a.m. Wednesday police received numerous calls about a shooting and a fight at the hotel, part of which had been rented out to groups to hold parties.
Hartman said police arrived and found “a chaotic scene with dozens of disorderly patrons.”
Police identified the victim as Lloyd R. Streeter, Jr. of Goffe Street. He was being treated at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Anyone with information on the shooting can call New Haven police at 203-946-6304.