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Two Charged with Murder in 2017 Shooting of Teen in Hamden

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    Two Charged with Murder in 2017 Shooting of Teen in Hamden

    Hamden police have made two arrests in a fatal November 2017 shooting of a teen on Dudley Street. (Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018)

    Hamden police have made two arrests in a fatal November 2017 shooting of a teen on Dudley Street.

    Eighteen-year-old Leeandre Benton, of Hamden, was found shot multiple times on Dudley Street, near the Farmington Canal Trail, on Nov. 13, 2017. He died of his injuries two days later.

    After extensive investigation police have arrested 22-year-old Robert Moye, of New Haven, and an 18-year-old from New Haven.

    The second suspect, who was 17 at the time of the murder, was not publicly identified. Both were charged with felony murder and conspiracy to commit robbery.

    Moye was held on a $2.5 million bond.

    Police said a third arrest is expected in the case.


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