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Hamden police investigating shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured

Police said around 8:45p.m. they were called to the 300 block of Goodrich Street on the report of shots fired
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HAMDEN, Conn. — Hamden police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded Saturday night.

Police said around 8:45p.m. they were called to the 300 block of Goodrich Street on the report of shots fired.  A resident said he had heard 10 shots, according to officials.

When they arrived, officers found 2 gunshot victims. John Ratliff, 28, of Hamden was found lying on the ground with a gunshot wound. A second victim, a 23 year-old Hamden resident, was shot in the arm.  Both victims were taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital.

 Ratliff was pronounced dead a short time later at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Shawn Nutcher of the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 287-4812.