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Fatal shooting is Waterbury’s fourth homicide this year

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A man was killed in a shooting in Waterbury on Monday morning.

Officers responded to the report of a shooting in the area outside 192 Wood St. shortly before 10 a.m. and found a gunshot victim, according to Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police Department.

The man was taken to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead, Bessette said in a statement.

“This incident is believed to be isolated and there is no threat or danger to the public,” Bessette said.

Bessette said the murder is the fourth homicide in Waterbury this year.

Detectives from the police’s major crimes unit are investigating.

Anyone with information has been asked to call detectives at 203-574-6941 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 203-755-1234.