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STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED : NORWALK, Conn. — A man was shot death Thursday evening on Ely Avenue, Norwalk police said in a statement.
At 7:45 p.m. Thursday, officers were dispatched to the area of 236 Ely Ave. on a report of shots fired, police said.
When officers arrived, they found a male victim suffering from life-threatening injuries, police said.
The victim was transported to Norwalk Hospital, where he died of his injuries, police said.
The victim’s name was withheld pending the notification of his next of kin.
Norwalk Detectives were investigating late Thursday, and the Crime Scene Unit was processing the crime scene for evidence.
The road was closed in the area, and residents and drivers were asked to avoid the area, police said.
Anyone with any information about the fatal shooting is asked to contact Norwalk Detectives at 203-854-3011. Anonymous tips can be left at any of the contacts:
Norwalk Police Tip Line at 203-854-3111
Anonymous Internet tips can be sent to Norwalk Police website at: www.norwalkpd.com
Anonymous text tips can be submitted by typing "NPD" into the text field, followed by the message, and sending it to CRIMES (274637)
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