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9/9/2020 - 9/9/20 - Shooting - Arch Street and Bowen Street - 46 Year-Old Victim


Date: September 9, 2020

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 20-119

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.


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