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6/6/2021 - 6/6/21-Shooting - Parking Lot of 940 Dixwell Avenue and Homicide - Hamden Park Drive


Date: June 6, 2021

Contact: Captain Ronald Smith

Phone: (203) 230-4029

PIO#: 21-73

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.


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  • 2900 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT
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