Police said at around 11:30 p.m., an officer heard a gunshot coming from Poplar Street. A block away, on Richard Street, the officer found a man laying on the ground with a gunshot wound.
Police identified the man as Darrin Norris Winfrey, 28 of New Haven.
Winfrey was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he died from his wound.
No one has been able to provide a description of the assailant of any possible involved persons or a car. Police are asking for the public's help. Anyone with knowledge of this homicide or who knows the suspect is urged to call detectives at 203-946-6304. Calls can be made anonymously.
The homicide remains under investigation.