Police Investigating After Man Is Shot in Hamden

A 23-year-old man was shot in Hamden on Wednesday afternoon and police are investigating. 

Officers responded to the area of First Street and Warren Street at 12:15 p.m. to investigate a report of gunshots and realized that a victim had been shot and had left the scene. 

Police said the victim, a 23-year-old Hamden man, had been walking south on Warren Street when a white convertible with tan interior and New York license plates drove toward him and the front passenger fired three shots at the victim, police said. 

Three males were in the car, which fled north on Warren Street. Police said the victim got into another vehicle, left the scene and went to Yale-New Haven Hospital to be treated for a superficial wound to his lower leg. 

A residence on First Street and a vehicle parked on Warren Street were also struck by gunfire, according to police. 

Anyone with information should call Detective William Onofrio of the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 230-4040. 

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