Hamden man stabs father-in-law on Thanksgiving


Police responded to a domestic report that involved a stabbing on Thursday night in Hamden

At 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Hamden police were called in to a domestic dispute in a Hamden home. 

According to police, Rasheen Johnson, 23 of Hamden, was in a verbal dispute with father-in-law Kareem Henderson, 37 of Hamden, that escalated into a physical confrontation. Police say Johnson stabbed Henderson in the “left armpit area.”

Henderson was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for medical treatment. 

Hamden police then arrested Johnson and charged him with assault. He was released on a $10,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court in November. 

Henderson was charged with breach of peace and is scheduled to appear in court in November as well. 

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