Man Shot During Carjacking in Hamden Is Hospitalized: Police

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A person was shot during a carjacking in Hamden.

A man is in the hospital after carjackers shot him while stealing his vehicle in Hamden Thursday morning, according to police.

 Officers responded to Third Street, near Dixwell Avenue, at 6 a.m. to investigate reports of a shooting and carjacking and found a 46-

year-old Hamden man who had been shot in the lower extremities.

An ambulance took the man to a hospital and police said no additional information was available about his condition.

Police said two people had approached the victim at gunpoint and demanded his vehicle, a 2021 black Toyota RAV4. There was a brief struggle, the victim was shot and the carjackers took his vehicle.

Police are investigating and ask anyone with information to call the Hamden Police Department at 203-230-4000.

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