Hamden PD: Man arrested after shooting woman in the chest on Dix Street

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Hamden PD: De-Saiti Ware, 19, of New Haven

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A New Haven was arrested Monday in connection to shooting a woman in the chest on June 9.

Hamden police arrested De-Saiti Ware, 19, of New Haven in connection to the shooting. He is charged with Assault 1st Degree, Illegal Discharge of a Firearm, Breach of Peace 2nd Degree, and Violation of a Pistol Permit.

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Police said around 11 p.m., officers responded to the area of Arch Street and Dix Street on a report of a “male shooting a female.”

Police learned a 21-year-old Naugatuck woman was confronted on Dix Street by a man she knew, De-Saiti Ware. They got into a verbal argument, and when she tried to run off, Ware shot her in the chest, according to police.

She was transported to the hospital by a friend, according to police.

Ware was held on a $350,000 bond and was scheduled to appear at Meriden Superior Court on Tuesday.

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