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1/17/2022 - 1/17/22-Homicide victim identified; Fairview Avenue shooting arrest

Hamden Police - News Release

DATE: 01/17/22

CONTACT: Sean J. Dolan – Public Information Officer

PHONE: 203-230-4065

PIO #: 22-004 (Ref. PIO # 22-003)

On 01/15/22 at approximately 10:45 PM, a homicide occurred on Fairview Avenue near Arch Street. The victim has been identified as Herman Bellamy, age 22, of Hamden.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a passenger of Bellamy’s vehicle was firing a handgun from Bellamy’s vehicle. The passenger, Charles Hill, a 19-year-old New Haven resident, was arrested on 01/16/22 and charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Carrying a Pistol without a Permit and Illegal Discharge of a Firearm. He was given a 01/28/22 court date at Meriden Superior Court and held on a $750,000 bond.

The investigation into the homicide is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact Detective Jomo Crawford of the Hamden Police Department Major Crimes Unit at 203-230-4048. Any information provided can remain confidential.


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