Date: December 8, 2019
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
On December 8, 2019 at approximately 12:30a.m. Hamden Police responded to Whiting Street on the report of multiple gunshots fired.
Moments later, officers observed a person lying in the street. He had suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. Hamden Fire Rescue personnel quickly arrived and rendered medical assistance. The victim, Dennis Allen-Paige, 21, of Hamden was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The Hamden Police Department is seeking information regarding this incident. If anyone has information, witnessed the homicide, or are living in the Whiting Street area and have security surveillance cameras, they are asked to contact Detective Mark Sheppard at (203) 230-4047, the Hamden Police Department main number (203) 230-4000 or the
Tip 411 app.