Protesters block road in Hamden following officer-involved shooting

New Haven

A rally spread to the streets of Hamden on Tuesday evening after an officer-involved shooting took place early that morning.

News 8’s Amy Hudak reported that protesters were blocking traffic in Hamden on Dixwell Avenue.

Early Tuesday morning, Hamden police investigating a possible armed robbery located a vehicle that was suspected to be involved in New Haven.

A Hamden officer, assisted by a Yale police officer, then made contact with the vehicle’s occupants. Shots were then fired by police.

Related Content: Officials investigate after woman injured in officer involved-shooting in New Haven

A woman in the vehicle suffered a non-life threatening wound during the incident.

A man was also arrested.

A rally began at the Hamden Police Department at 5:00 p.m.

The incident remains under investigation.

Web Extra: Another large gathering at scene of the shooting in Hamden

Web Extra: News 8’s Amy Hudak covers the rally in Hamden

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