(New Britain, CONN. / CBS Connecticut) — A man is dead after a shooting Tuesday night in New Britain.

Police say the shooting happened around 9 p.m. at a home at 396 Park St, where there was a house party. The victim was walking from a parked car back to the home when he was shot, said authorities. The victim– who is from either Hartford or Wethersfield– was pronounced dead at a local hospital, according to Police Captain Thomas Steck.

Police say the shooting does not appear to be a random act.

Police are speaking to eye witnesses today as they continue their investigation. Anyone with information on the case is urged to call police at 860-826-3132; anonymous tips can be left on the tip line at 860-826-3199 or online at NewBritanPolice.org.


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