Rolling shootout begins in New Haven, ends in Hamden, critically injures New Haven resident – Hartford Courant

A New Haven man is in essential situation after being shot Friday afternoon in a rolling shootout that began in New Haven and resulted in Hamden, in accordance with police.

At round 12:35 p.m., St. Raphael’s Hospital notified the New Haven and Hamden Police Departments {that a} gunshot sufferer had arrived on the hospital, in accordance with division experiences.

Police mentioned the sufferer in his 20s suffered a gunshot graze wound and was later transported from St. Raphael’s Hospital to Yale New Haven Hospital for remedy.

Though his situation is listed as essential, Hamden police described the sufferer as “aware and alert” whereas officers interviewed him.

In accordance with police, the sufferer mentioned the shootout started in New Haven and resulted in Hamden, the place he believes he was shot.

In accordance with experiences from the departments, the New Haven police acquired alerts of two autos engaged in a rolling shootout, touring alongside one another at a excessive price of velocity, leaving ballistic proof on Whitney Avenue and Highland Avenue in New Haven.

Hamden police mentioned two autos matching the identical descriptions have been seen within the space of Mather Avenue and Dixwell Avenue in Hamden, placing the automobile of an uninvolved motorist with bullets and or projectiles as they drove by him on Mather Avenue.

In accordance with Hamden Police, one of many concerned autos was recovered in one other city after it was reported stolen early Saturday morning.

Police mentioned the second automobile was “positioned, stopped, and unoccupied” on Dixwell Avenue close to the Arch Avenue intersection after the automobile was concerned in a collision.

Hamden Detective Sergeant Jomo Crawford and the members of the division’s Main Crimes Unit have assumed the investigation, which stays ongoing. Anybody with data is requested to name 203-230-4040.