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10/8/2019 - 10/8/19-Stabbing – Shots Fired – K and D Lounge – 940 Dixwell Avenue
October 8, 2019
Captain Ronald Smith
On October 6, 2019 at approximately 1:30a.m. Hamden Police responded to K and D Lounge, 940 Dixwell Avenue on the report of “shots fired.”
Upon arrival, officers located nearly 2 dozen shell casings in an adjacent parking lot. There were no reported gunshot victims. Witnesses reported that “3 to 4 thin black males” were shooting at each other.
Shortly thereafter, Hamden Police was notified by Yale-New Haven Hospital personnel that a stabbing victim had arrived. Officers determined that the victim, a 27 year-old West Haven resident, was stabbed several times in the back. The victim underwent emergency surgery and is listed in stable condition. Investigation revealed that the victim was stabbed inside of K and D Lounge, prior to the gunshots being fired.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Matthew Barbuto of the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 287-4807.