Man Murdered In West End

From public safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer:

Last night, just before 9:30 p.m., officers responded to a call of an injured person in front of 83 Seeley Street. When they arrived, they found the victim, Ivan Rodriguez Mendez, 51, lying in the road in a large pool of blood.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. According to witnesses, the victim had gotten into an altercation with one or more individuals. One suspect is reported to have had a knife and several shots were fired during the incident. At this time, investigators have not determined if the victim was shot or stabbed. His cause of death will be determined at the autopsy which is scheduled for Monday. Anyone with information should contact Detective Heitor Teixeira at 203-581-5256.


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