Man Shot in Arm in Hamden

Hamden police are investigating after a man was shot in the arm early Saturday morning in the area of Goodrich Street and Dixwell Avenue.

According to police, the victim was shot with an AK-47 or similar weapon around 2 a.m. Aug. 9. He fled to the area of Gem and Daisy streets in New Haven, where first responders encountered him and began treating his wounds.

The victim was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Authorities are searching for the person responsible. Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Hamden police Major Crimes Det. William Onofrio at 203-230-4807.

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