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20-Year-Old Fairfield County Woman Dies After Being Shot, Police Say

A 20-year-old Fairfield County woman was shot and killed in New Haven County.
A 20-year-old Fairfield County woman was shot and killed in New Haven County. Photo Credit: Pixabay/Mainzer-Einsatzfahrzeuge

A 20-year-old Fairfield County woman was shot and killed in New Haven.

The incident took place around 7:40 p.m., Saturday, May 15 at  Sheffield Avenue, in the Newhallville neighborhood.

Responding officers located and secured the crime scene, New Haven PD Sergeant Shayna Kendall said. 

A short time later, a 20-year-old woman was dropped off at Yale-New Haven Hospital by a private car, Kendall said.

The woman, a Bridgeport resident, was suffering from a single gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the hospital, Kendall added.

Police declined to release additional information.

Police ask that any witnesses who have not yet spoken with the police contact the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6304 or 1-866-888-TIPS(8477).

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