Police investigate homicide at Dixwell Avenue gas station, victim identified


HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — One person is dead after a homicide at a gas station on Dixwell Avenue in Hamden.

On Friday night, a large police presence was reported at the Express Fuel gas station. Police said they were investigating a report of a gunshot victim.

Once on scene, police found 35-year-old Corey Gomes slumped over in the front seat of a white Nissan Altima. Gomes was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead.

Police said they also found drugs and drug paraphernalia in the Altima. No word yet on the nature of the incident or if any injuries have occurred.

Hamden Mayor Curt Leng said he has asked for increased police presence throughout the area and surrounding neighborhoods.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Matthew Barbuto at 203-287-4807.

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