Police Seeking Public's Help to Find Suspect in Meriden Drive-By Shooting

Meriden police have identified a suspect in a drive-by shooting in Meriden on May 2 and they are searching for the man, who they warn he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Police said they have an arrest warrant for Deon Camp, 23, who is suspected of firing a gun from a moving vehicle and hitting a bystander in the neck in front of 126 Willow St. on May 2.

Police said Camp was aiming at another person and hit an unintended target, who sustained serious injuries.

Police believe Camp is in the area and they are asking for help to find him.

The warrant charges Camp with assault in the first degree, reckless endangerment, criminal possession of a firearm, unlawful discharge of a firearm and carrying a pistol without a permit.

Bond is set at $400,000.

Authorities said there is also a PRAWN warrant charging Camp with failure to appear in the first degree, which carries a $20,000 bond.

Anyone with information on where Camp is should call (203) 630-6201.

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