A 44-year-old man named Otis Power was shot “several times” in his upper body in or by the doorway of a print shop called “This Custom Design.” He later died of his wounds at the hospital.
The shooting took place around 9:43 p.m. Saturday near the corner of Winthrop and Whalley Avenues, according to police spokesman Officer David Hartman. He stated that detectives were just beginning and had no leads or suspects to report, or more information on the victim. Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (203) 946-6304.
About a half-hour earlier, a 26-year-old West Haven man was shot once in his upper thigh, on Oak Ridge Drive. “He told detectives he’d been seated in his car near this address when a man, unknown to him, opened his car door and shot him once. The shooting took place as a party was going on inside the residence,” Hartman reported.