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5/13/2021 - 5/13/21-Shooting - 2 Victims - Dixwell Avenue and Pershing Street


Date: May 13, 2021

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 21-61

On May 13, 2021, at approximately 12:15a.m. Hamden Police responded to the 1500 block of Dixwell Avenue on the report of “shots fired”, with two possible victims.

Officers located a 20-year-old New Haven resident, in the vicinity of Dixwell Avenue and Pershing Street. She was suffering from a gunshot wound to her chest. Hamden Fire Rescue rendered medical aid at the scene. She was subsequently transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Officers learned that a second victim, a 22-year-old Hamden resident, was shot multiple times and suffered injuries to his buttocks, hand and pelvis. A Good Samaritan, observed the shooting victim “on the ground.” She quickly “dragged” him into her vehicle and drove him to Yale-New Haven Hospital.

There is no additional information at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jomo Crawford of the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 230-4048.


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