New Haven man killed in overnight shooting

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NEW HAVEN --  New Haven police are investigating a fatal late night shooting that killed a New Haven man.

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.