New Haven Double Shooting

NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) – One man has died and two other were injured during a shooting in New Haven on Thursday afternoon. 

Police responded to the area of Lloyd and Exchange Streets around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday for the report of a shooting. 

Officers found a gunshot victim, later identified as Roberto Rivera, with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the head. 

Rivera, 34, later died from his injuries. 

A second victim came forward with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the hand. The 28-year-old victim was discharged from the hospital later that day. 

Police said around 9:25 p.m., a third victim, a 20-year-old Waterbury man, was brought by a private car to Yale New Haven Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. He has since been discharged from the hospital. 

Investigators believe the men were outside a convenience store or walking in the area when an unknown gunman began shooting. 

Police believe this was a targeted incident. 

Anyone with information is being asked to contact New Haven Police. 

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Truly pathetic how these people behave. This is the result of poor parenting. The rewards of poor parenting are violent juvenile delinquents roaming our streets shooting people.

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