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.
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.