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Homicide in New Britain

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At approximately 11:47 p.m. Sunday the New Britain Police Department received a report of a man shot in the area of 15 Kelsey St. Responding officers located an adult male in the area of a driveway near that address. The male was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and was transported by New Britain EMS to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The New Britain Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division is working in conjunction with the State’s Attorney’s Office to investigate this incident. The identity of the victim is not being released at this time pending notification of family.

Any person with information regarding this incident is asked to call the New Britain Police Department Detective Bureau at (860) 826-3131 or provide anonymous tip information at http://www.newbritainpolice.org/crime-tips or the Anonymous Tip Hotline at (860) 826-3199.