PD: Man arrested in connection with shooting in Hamden - WFSB 3 Connecticut

PD: Man arrested in connection with shooting in Hamden


Hamden police arrested a man after police said he demanded money from a 42-year-old man and then shot him in the groin in May.

Officers were called to the area of Dixwell Avenue and Goodrich Street after reports of shots fired on May 29 around 1 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers located Don Francis, who had been shot after leaving his job at a deli in the area.

Francis was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

During their investigation, police discovered that Francis was injured after a man, later identified as 29-year-old Turone Kelly, is accused of pointing a firearm at him and demanding money.

Police said Francis tired to run away from Kelly, but he was shot in the groin area. A second shot was fired at him, but the bullet missed.

On June 30, Kelly was arrested and charged with first-degree assault, first-degree robbery, first-degree conspiracy to commit robbery, second-degree larceny, second-degree conspiracy to commit larceny and criminal possession of a firearm.

Kelly is being held on a $250,000 bond and was arraigned in Meriden Superior Court on Monday.

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