Man dead in New Haven after bullet flies through window - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Man dead in New Haven after bullet flies through window

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A man died after being shot in a house on Greenwood Street Thursday night (WFSB) A man died after being shot in a house on Greenwood Street Thursday night (WFSB)
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WFSB) -

New Haven police are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred on Thursday night.

Officials said Joshua Rivera, 28, was shot inside a home on Greenwood Street around 10:30 p.m.

According to police, the bullet went through the first floor window and struck him in the head.

He died at Yale-New Haven Hospital early Friday morning.

Police called it the fourth homicide of the year.

Police said 10 shots were detected by their shot spotter system and ballistic evidence has been gathered.

The suspect was last seen running from the scene toward George Street, according to investigators.

He was described as being short and thin. He wore jeans and an oversized black sweatshirt.

Police said they are reviewing surveillance footage.

It is unclear if Rivera was targeted.

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

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