Connecticut Woman Murdered In Car, Munhunt Underway
UPDATE: Police have announced that a manhunt is currently underway in search of 41-year-old Tramaine Marquese Poole (pictured above).
While police haven't specifically identified Poole as the suspect in last night's fatal shooting, it's believed that the murder is related to a shooting earlier in the month on May 7, which left a 36-year-old unidentified woman hospitalized.
A press release from the New Haven Police Department says that the 36-year-old who was shot on May 7 claimed she was shot by her husband, who detective believe is Tramaine Marquese Poole.
Police say that when officers arrived to last night's reported shooting (May 31), They found that a 28-year-old woman had been fatally shot inside her car within the intersection of Wilmont and Wintergreen in New Haven. She reported had her two young children in the car with her at the time of the shooting, one 6-year-old and one 11-year-old.
Since detectives believe that the two shootings are related, the identities of all victims involved are currently being withheld for their protection and the integrity of the investigation.
Tramaine Marquese Poole is about 5'11'' and weighs about 160 lbs. He may be wearing a disguise including a dreadlock wig.
Police say Poolie is armed and dangerous, and anyone with information on his whereabout is urged to call police immediately.
Horrible news out of New Haven, CT this morning.
In a press release from the New Haven Police Department comes sad and scary news about an incident on the evening of May 31. As of now, there is no news about who the victim was, and we'll keep you updated if the shooter is found.
New Haven Police say that at 10:16 PM, on May 31, they were called to Wilmot Road at Wintergreen Avenue to investigate a reported shooting. Officers arrived and found an adult woman who’d been fatally shot in her car within the intersection.
As of now, the woman’s identity is being withheld until positive identification is made, and to protect the integrity of the investigation. Detectives believe the victim was targeted by the shooter. Detectives are searching for the suspect who, at this point, remains at large. Detectives from the NHPD’s Major Crimes Division and Bureau of Identification are conducting the investigation.
The New Haven police are urging anyone who witnessed this crime or who may have information valuable to those investigators is urged to phone police at 203-946-6316 or use Text-A-Tip.Text “NHPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES) Calls may be made anonymously.
Prayers to the woman who lost her life, and to her family. Hopefully the person responsible for this heinous act will be found and brought to justice.
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