Fatal Shooting in New Haven
A 26 year old New Haven man was shot to death on Chapel Street in the city Friday evening.Officers responded to the report of a person shot at Super Deli #7 just after 7 o’clock.
Upon arrival officers were told the victim Richard Eichler was taken to the St. Raphael campus of Lale-New Haven Hospital.He was pronounced dead a short time later.
Witnesses described the shooter as a short black man wearing dark purple pants and a blue sweater.
Anyone with information about the crime should call New Haven Police at 203-946-6304 and speak with Detectives or 203-946-6316.Calls may be made anonymously.