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5/31/2021 - 5/31/21-Homicide - Circular Avenue


Date: May 31, 2021

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 21-68

On May 30, 2021, at approximately 9:00p.m. Hamden Police responded to the 200 block of Circular Avenue on the report of “shots fired.”

A preliminary investigation revealed that an 18 year-old Hamden resident was shot. Hamden Fire Rescue responded and rendered medical assistance. The victim was subsequently transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is continuing. Additional information will be forthcoming when it becomes available.

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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