Police investigate Norwalk shooting

Police say they are investigating a deadly shooting in Norwalk. Friends say the victim was 43-year-old Jimmy-Flaco Martinez.

The shooting took place just before 2 a.m.

The shooting took place just before 2 a.m. today.

NORWALK - Police say they are investigating a deadly shooting in Norwalk.

Friends say the victim was 43-year-old Jimmy-Flaco Martinez. Authorities say the victim was found shot on Leonard Street just before 2 a.m. on Thursday.

Police say when they arrived on the scene following the 911 call they received several reports of shots being heard.

Friends say that Martinez was a Norwalk native.

The incident marks Norwalk's first homicide in almost a year. Officials request that anyone with information contact them immediately.

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Murder on Leonard Street in Norwalk

Anonymous Internet tips can be sent to Norwalk Police website at: www.norwalkpd.com

Anonymous text tips can be submitted by typing "NPD" into the text field, followed by the message, and sending it to CRIMES (274637).

Detective Justin Bisceglie : 203-854-3181 Norwalk Police Tip Line : 203-854-3111

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