New Haven police on the lookout for gunman after man shot while sitting in car on George Street

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NEW HAVEN - A New Haven man was shot while sitting in his car on George Street last night.

Police said that at around 10 p.m. they were called to George Street, between Orchard and Day streets, for a reported shooting. The victim, Omar Gray, 42, of New Haven, said he was confronted by a gunman as he sat in his parked car, according to police.

Police said the gunman fired several times, hitting Gray in his right arm. Gray was found a block away after he’d run from the gunman, according to police.

Gray described the shooter as a dark-complexioned “young black man” who wore a black hooded sweatshirt, according to police.

Police said a motive for the shooting has not been determined.

Witnesses are asked to call police at 203-946-6304.