New Haven Police Investigate Thanksgiving Day Homicide


New Haven police are investigating a fatal shooting of a man near Southern Connecticut State University on Thanksgiving morning.

Shotspotter alerted officers to several gunshots fired in the 100 block of Cherry Ann Street at 3:12 a.m. and police found 30-year-old Dyrail Martaye Reddick, of New Haven, on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds.

Reddick was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he was pronounced dead soon after arrival.

Police investigators suspect that Reddick was shot following an incident in the parking lot of the 112 Cherry Ann Street apartment complex.

A red Acura, believed to have been involved in the incident, fled from Southern Connecticut State University Police and crashed into a tree on Whalley Avenue, according to police.

After the cash, one person in the car was detained while another person fled the scene on foot, police said.

The Acura and an additional vehicle parked at the Slice Pizza Restaurant in Hamden were towed by police and are set to undergo forensic analysis, police said.

At this point, police are unsure of what involvement these vehicles may have had in the case.

New Haven Police are asking for anyone who witnessed this shooting or has additional information relevant to the case to please contact the detective division at 203-946-6304.

Whalley Ave. in New Haven was shut down at Hobart St. on Thursday morning as police searched for two suspects involved in a

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