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New Haven police identify homicide victim

The fatal shooting occurred around 8:45 a.m. on First Street near Kimberly Avenue in the Hill neighborhood.
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NEW HAVEN, Conn. — New Haven police have identified the man shot and killed yesterday morning. 

Police said the fatal shooting happened around 8:45 a.m. on First Street near Kimberly Avenue in the Hill neighborhood.

The first officer to arrive on the scene found 22-year-old Carlos Gonzalez laying on a sidewalk on First Street. EMS crews soon arrived and started rendering first aid to Gonzalez. 

An ambulance took Gonzalez to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Gonzalez, originally from New Haven, most recently lived in Meriden.

New Haven PD Major Crimes detectives and Bureau of Identification forensic detectives responded to the area. Th

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6304.  Callers may remain anonymous or submit tips anonymously by calling 1-866-888-TIPS (1-866-888-8477).  Tips can also be texted.  Text “NHPD” plus your message to short code 274637 (CRIMES).