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Man dies in New Haven triple shooting

The shooting happened on Thursday in the area of Lloyd and Exchange Streets. The two other victims suffered non-life threatening gunshots wounds.

NEW HAVEN, Conn — Police said a 34-year-old man has died after a triple shooting in the Fair Haven neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

According to officials, officers responded to the area of Lloyd and Exchange Street shortly after 2:30 p.m. The crime scene also includes Wolcott Street and Saltonstall Avenue. 

Two gunshot victims were transported to the hospital. Police said Roberta Rivera suffered a gunshot wound to the head and the second victim, a 36-year-old man, suffered from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the hand.

A third victim, a 20-year-old Waterbury man, arrived by a private car to Yale-New Haven Thursday evening.

Rivera was pronounced dead Friday. 

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According to reports from people on the scene, a fight escalated to shots fired. 

Police held a press briefing in the area of the shooting Friday. They said the shooting was not random but targeted act of violence. 

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

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