Burke was well known and respected in his community, residents say. He was shot in the neck sitting outside a barber shop.
Police said multiple shots were fired in the dispute, but it’s not clear how many shooters and weapons were involved.
Investigators said Officer Anthony Pressley was already inside the auto repair shop waiting for his car to be fixed when armed men walked in.
A 46-year-old New Haven man is dead after being struck during a sudden barrage of gunfire that apparently wasn’t aimed at him.