NEWS | Man Celebrating His 22nd Birthday Shot Dead At New Haven Club


WTNH reported:

An early morning shooting at a New Haven nightclub has claimed the life of a Waterbury man.

New Haven police say Torrance Dawkins was shot and killed at the Cheetah Club just before 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police say Dawkins was celebrating his 22nd birthday Saturday and was among those in the club attending a hip-hop party.

Police aren’t saying if he was the target, nor speculating on a motive.

An officer patrolling near the club heard a gunshot and saw people running into the parking lot. Police say they spoke to several hundred people who were inside the club at the time of the shooting, but no arrests have been made.

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