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8/4/2020 - 8/4/20-Shots Fired - Goodrich Street and Edwards Street - Young Child Nearly Struck


Date: August 4, 2020

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 20-97

On August 3, 2020 at approximately 10:00p.m. Hamden Police was contacted by New Haven Police regarding shots fired in the area of Goodrich Street and Edwards Street. “Shot Spotter” indicated that 12 gunshots were fired.

Officers subsequently located numerous shell casings on Edwards Street. Investigation revealed that 2 bullets struck a Goodrich Street residence. One of the bullets entered the second floor, nearly striking a young child. According to an investigator, the bullet missed the child “by approximately 2 feet”. Another bullet struck an unoccupied parked motor vehicle on Edwards Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 230-4000.


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