Date: December 16, 2020
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
On December 16, 2020 at approximately 8:00a.m. Hamden Police responded to the area of Pine Rock Avenue and Arch Street on the report of a shooting, with 2 possible victims.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a female, who was seated in the driver’s seat of a motor vehicle had been shot. She was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. A male was found lying on the ground, in the vicinity of the passenger side of the vehicle. He was shot in the torso and is listed in critical condition.
Investigators believe that the incident is domestic violence related. Hamden Police are not searching for the shooter and there is no additional threat to the community.
The female victim will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy. Her name is not being released, pending the notification of next of kin.
The investigation remains active. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Joseph Liguori at (203) 407-3190 or (203) 230-4000.