Mayor: Gunshots fired at home of New Haven Public Schools assistant superintendent

Gunshots were fired at the house of the New Haven Public Schools assistant superintendent Dr. Paul Whyte on Friday night, according to a statement from New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker.

News 12 Staff

Feb 6, 2021, 9:06 PM

Updated 1,171 days ago

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Mayor: Gunshots fired at home of New Haven Public Schools assistant superintendent
Gunshots were fired at the house of the New Haven Public Schools assistant superintendent Dr. Paul Whyte on Friday night, according to a statement from New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker.
The mayor says no one was injured from the gunfire, though the home sustained some damage. He says he visited Whyte and his family after hearing about the shooting.
Mayor Elicker says this incident "stresses the important work we are doing as a city to stop gun violence in both the short-term and long-term."
He says the city police department is investigating the case and urges anyone who may have information to call (203) 946-6304.
The mayor also says the city is ready to support anyone who needs help leaving their affiliation with group-involved violence and street groups.


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