Date: September 9, 2020
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
On September 9, 2020 at approximately 3:30a.m. Hamden Police responded to the area of Arch Street and Bowen Street on the report of a shooting.
Moments later, officers located the 46-year-old gunshot victim. He was shot in the leg. Hamden Fire Rescue arrived and rendered medical assistance. The victim was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Investigation revealed that the victim was panhandling in the parking lot located at 144 Arch Street. He was involved in a verbal dispute with the operator of a gray sedan. The victim proceeded to walk eastbound on Arch Street. The operator of the gray sedan drove to his location, “pulled out a gun” and shot at him “three or four times.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Andrew Lipford of the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 230-4055.