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Man killed in New Haven shooting identified

This is the city's sixth homicide of the year.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A man has died after being shot in New Haven Wednesday evening. 

New Haven police said at 6:35 p.m., officers went to Dixwell Avenue near West Hazel Street after a person was shot. They found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound, now identified as 25-year-old Ramon Yates, who was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment.  

The man was listed in critical condition but on Friday he succumbed to his injuries.

Yates is the sixth homicide victim in New Haven this year.

A man on the scene told FOX61 reporter Gaby Molina that he was driving down Dixwell Avenue when he saw someone down in the street with an apparent gunshot wound. He stopped to render assistance, and as he did, first responders arrived. 

Detectives from the department’s Major Crimes Division as well as the Bureau of Identification are on-scene collecting evidence and canvassing for witnesses and video surveillance. 

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Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call detectives at 203-946-6304 or through the department’s anonymous tip line at 866-888-TIPS (8477).


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