Fatal New Haven shooting claims the life of Tyrese Alexander Blue Jr. – Obituary
In a tragic incident in New Haven on Saturday night, a life was cut short as a heated dispute ended in gunfire.
Around 8:30 p.m., authorities responded to an emergency call reporting an unresponsive individual at the crossroads of Cedar and Cassius streets. Upon arrival, they discovered Tyrese Alexander Blue Jr., a 26-year-old resident of New Haven, suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest.
Despite valiant efforts by emergency responders to resuscitate him, Blue Jr. succumbed to his injuries, leaving the community in shock.
Preliminary reports indicate that the fatal confrontation was preceded by a heated argument, which ultimately escalated into a tragic shooting incident. Witnesses reported hearing gunshots ring out in the vicinity.
Determined to find answers and justice, detectives began the painstaking process of collecting evidence, conducting witness interviews, and scouring the area for any potential surveillance footage that might shed light on the circumstances surrounding the shooting. While ShotSpotter technology did not activate during the incident, investigators discovered ballistic evidence at the scene, a critical piece of the puzzle.
The investigation is still in progress, and law enforcement authorities are urging anyone who may have observed the incident or possesses information that could assist in resolving this case to come forward. You can reach out to the New Haven Police Department at (203) 946-6304 or use the anonymous tip line at 866-888-TIPS. Community cooperation is instrumental in bringing closure to this devastating incident.