HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Hamden police are investigating after a man was shot dead early Sunday morning.
According to police, around 12:30 a.m. they responded to a report of shots fired on Whiting Street. Once on scene, they located a man lying in the street. He suffered a single gunshot wound to the chest.
The victim, 21-year-old Dennis Allen-Paige, was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
This death may be related to a shootout incident involving teens that occurred only hours before a few blocks away on Saint Mary’s Street in Hamden.
This is an active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Hamden Police at 203-230-4000 or Detective Mark Sheppard at 203-230-4047.