There was a homicide in Danbury last night. Police confirm the shooting happened on Beaver Street near Elm Street shortly after 10:30pm. Officers found a 39-year-old Waterbury man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Danbury Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The shooting reportedly happened during an outdoor memorial being held for a Danbury native who recently died.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Travis Kupchok at 203-797-2168 or the Anonymous TIPS Line at 203-790-8477. All calls will remain confidential.
The identity of the victim is known, but is not being released until the next of kin can be notified.