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Middletown man fatally shot on back porch in Waterbury

After the efforts of the medical team, the man was pronounced dead at 11:06 pm.
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WATERBURY, Conn. — Waterbury police have identified a Middletown man as the victim of a fatal shooting Friday night.  

Police say 38-year-old Anthony R. Banks of Saint John Street in Middletown was killed while talking with a friend on a back porch.

Waterbury Police responded to the shooting call around 10:30 Friday night.

Authorities say a Banks was talking with a friend on the back porch of a home at 167 Madison Street. According to police the friend heard a shot, and Banks fell to the floor. The friend saw the gunshot wound to the torso and called 911.

The victim was brought to Saint Mary's Hospital in an ambulance for treatment. After the efforts of the medical team, the man was pronounced dead at 11:06 pm.

Detectives ask anyone with information to call the Waterbury Criminal Investigation Bureau at (203) 574-6941 or leave information anonymously via Crime Stoppers at (203) 755-1234.