An argument between roommates ended with a man getting shot, according to police in Hamden.
Police said they arrested 31-year-old Christopher Perez after they responded to his Arch Street apartment around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
When they arrived, police said they found a 43-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.
He was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment.
Police said they learned that Perez and the victim were involved in a verbal dispute that turned physical.
Two children were inside the home when Perez pulled out a gun and shot the victim, according to officers.
Perez eventually fled the scene in a vehicle.
He was found by Waterbury police inside the vehicle and transported back to Hamden.
Police said they learned that Perez is a convicted felon.
He was charged with first-degree assault, criminal possession of a firearm, unlawful discharge of a firearm, first-degree reckless endangerment, disorderly conduct and two counts of risk of injury to a minor.
He was held on a $200,000 bond and scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Jan. 31.
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