New London police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 29-year-old man Thursday night.

They responded to Connecticut Avenue and Prest Street at 9:02 p.m. on the report of shots fired and found the man lying in the street suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead around 11 p.m.

Police say the initial investigation shows that this was a targeted crime and does not appear to be a random incident.

The victim has been identified, but his name has not been released. Police are continuing to investigate the shooting.


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