DERBY, Conn. — Police have released the name of a man who was fatally shot in Connecticut.

Officers were called to the area of Anson and Fifth streets early Friday morning on a report of a shooting and found 21-year-old JaJuan Benavides, of Naugatuck, wounded.

Benavides was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly before 8 a.m.

The Connecticut State Police Major Crime Unit and Derby police are investigating the shooting. Other details were not immediately available.

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