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Waterbury police investigating homicide on Robbins Street

The victim was an adult male and was pronounced dead on the scene.

WATERBURY, Conn. — A man was killed in a shooting at a multi-family home in Waterbury Thursday night, according to police. 

Waterbury police said at 7:23 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Robbins Street on a complaint of a gunshot victim at that location. Officers found an adult male victim in a common area of the multi-family residence with a gunshot wound.

A preliminary investigation has determined the victim, Edward Bosompra, 35 of Waterbury was involved in an altercation with another known male in the common area of the home. The altercation escalated resulting in the suspect fatally shooting Bosompra in his torso area. 

Investigators have confirmed that this was an isolated incident between individuals known to one another over a personal dispute.

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This incident is an active investigation. 

The Waterbury Police Department Major Crimes Detectives are actively investigating this incident. Anyone with information is requested to contact the WPD Detective Bureau at (203)574-6941 or Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (203) 755-1234.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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