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Man dies after New Haven shooting, Child in car not injured

NEW HAVEN — Police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead, however a child in the car was not injured.

According to police, ShotSpotter notified them of possible gunfire around 9:15 a.m.  in the area of Osborn Avenue and Blake Street in the Beaver Hills neighborhood.  Subsequent 911 callers reported a gunshot victim near the intersection of Osborn Avenue and Glenn Road.

Arriving officers found Jordan Agnew lying in the street outside of his motor vehicle.  Although the victim’s car had been struck by gunfire, a child in a rear car seat was not injured.  Yale Child Study Center clinicians also responded to the scene.

Investigators believe the Agnew drove two blocks after the shooting at Osborn Avenue and Blake Street.  Crime scenes were held at both locations as investigators canvassed the neighborhood.

The 28 year New Haven man was transported by ambulance to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he died Thursday afternoon.

Anyone with information is asked to call the New Haven Police Department Detective Bureau at 203-946-6304.

This is a developing story.


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