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7/31/2021 - 7/31/21- Shooting Arrest of De'Saiti Ware


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DATE:  07/31/21
CONTACT:  Det. Sean J. Dolan
PHONE:  203-230-4065
PIO#  21-102 

On June 9, 2021, at approximately 11:00p.m. Hamden Police responded to the area of Arch Street and Dix Street on the report of a male shooting at a female.  Officers learned that the gunshot victim, a 21 year-old Naugatuck resident, was confronted by an acquaintance of hers, De-Saiti Ware. They were engaged in a verbal altercation on Dix Street.  As she attempted to run away from him, Ware shot her in the chest.  She was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital by a friend. 
Detective Jomo Crawford and Detective Mark Sheppard of the Major Crimes Unit conducted the investigation into the shooting and applied for an arrest warrant for De-Saiti Ware.
On 07/26/21, Hamden Police arrested De-Saiti Ware, 19, of 78 Orchard Street, New Haven.  He was charged with Assault 1st Degree, Illegal Discharge of a Firearm, Breach of Peace 2nd Degree, and Violation of a Pistol Permit.  Ware was held on a $350,000.00 court set bond and scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on July 27, 2021.

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