x
Breaking News
More (0) »

FOX 61 | Connecticut breaking news, weather, traffic, sports and social media

Homicide in Hamden: Police find victim shot, slumped in car at gas station

HAMDEN – A man was shot and died in Hamden last night, but where and why remain open questions today. Police say that at approximately 8:55 p.m. Friday, t...
hamden police suv lights

HAMDEN – A man was shot and died in Hamden last night, but where and why remain open questions today.

Police say that at approximately 8:55 p.m. Friday, they responded to the Express Fuel gas station at 1126 Dixwell Avenue, for a reported gunshot victim.

The officers found a male slumped over in the front seat of a Nissan Altima. The male, later identified as 35-year-old Corey Gomes, had been shot at least once. Police say Hamden Fire Rescue and AMR personnel responded and started life-saving efforts. Gomes was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he was declared deceased.

Police are investigating the death as a homicide.

Anyone with any information about this shooting is asked to contact Detective Matthew Barbuto of the Hamden PD Major Crimes Unit, at (203) 287-4807.