Hamden Man Injured in New Haven Shooting


A 38-year-old Hamden man was injured in a shooting in New Haven Saturday night.

Police said they responded to the area of Whalley Avenue and Whittlesey Avenue around 9:55 p.m. Witnesses told police a white Cadillac sped away from the scene.

Police located the victim, James Jones, in a parked car on Blake Street suffering a gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment. Police said his injuries were not life threatening. Police said Jones tried to refuse treatment.

According to police, ballistic evidence was recovered on Whalley Avenue. Investigators said the shooting happened at a party that turned violent after an argument.

Police have not identified any suspects at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (203) 946-6304. Callers can remain anonymous.

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