Woman Killed, Man Injured in Domestic Violence-Related Shooting in Hamden: Police

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A woman is dead and her husband is in serious condition after a double shooting in Hamden on Wednesday morning.

The shooting happened in the area of Arch Street and Pine Rock Avenue around 8 a.m., according to police.

Officers found a woman, 43-year-old Darlene Brown, of Hamden, in the driver's seat of a vehicle. She suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

Brown's husband, 57-year-old Derrick Miller, of Hamden, was found with a gunshot wound to the torso lying on the ground near the passenger side of the vehicle, police said. He is listed in serious condition at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Police said Thursday that Brown and Miller were recently married.

Investigators believe the incident is domestic violence-related, according to police.

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