HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Hamden Police have arrested a man in connection to a shooting that left a New Haven man with multiple gunshot wounds.
Samuel Mabry, 43, of New Haven has been charged with assault 1st degree with a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm, illegal discharge of a firearm and carrying a pistol without a permit.
On Aug. 7 at around 12:15 a.m., police responded to the area of Dixwell Avenue and Goodrich Street for a report of shots fired. Officers on scene located a 43-year-old New Haven resident laying on the sidewalk with several gunshot wounds and injuries to the chest and hip. Police said the victim was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital with serious injuries.
Police investigation revealed that the victim engaged in a verbal argument with Mabry, who was identified as shooting the victim multiple times during the altercation.
Mabry was in custody on unrelated charges at the time of his arrest and held on an additional $500,000 court set bond, according to police.
He is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Sept. 16.