Elm City police are investigating the second homicide this week after a 26-year-old man was found shot on Chapel Street.
According to police, Richard Eichler of New Haven was shot near the Super Deli #7 and then driven in a private car to St. Raphael's campus of Yale-New Haven hospital.
Eichler was pronounced dead a shot time later.
Witnesses described the suspect as a short black man wearing dark purple pants and a blue sweater.
Detectives from the city's major crimes division are in the process of interviewing witnesses and collecting evidence.
Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call New Haven police
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