Date: June 6, 2021
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
On June 6, 2021, at 1:49a.m. Hamden Police responded to the report of a shooting, that occurred in the parking lot of 940 Dixwell Avenue.
Investigation revealed that a 29-year-old male was shot. He was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he would be undergoing surgery. At least one motor vehicle was struck by bullets. Several gunshots were fired at the scene.
That at approximately 3:15a.m., while investigating the shooting, Hamden Police Officers heard multiple gunshots coming from the area of Hamden Park Drive. Upon arrival, officers found a male victim lying in the road. He had numerous gunshot wounds. Hamden Fire Rescue rendered medical assistance. The victim was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The Hamden Police Department Detective Division is continuing the investigations.
More information will follow when it becomes available.