Hawk Found Injured in Hamden is Getting Better

An injured red tail hawk found in the middle of a Hamden street Monday is getting better. 

Police responded to Shepard and Sherman avenues around 9:30 a.m. Monday after the hawk was found in the middle of the street and Hamden Animal Control Officer Christopher Smith realized it had a serious wing injury, police said. 

Crews brought the hawk to “A Place Called Hope” in Killingworth and the bird’s health is improving.

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