HAMDEN, CT – On September 9, 2020, Hamden Police responded to the area of Arch Street and Bowen Street on the report of a shooting. Moments later, officers located a 46-year-old gunshot victim. He had been shot in the hand and leg. The victim was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for medical treatment.Detective Andrew Lipford conducted an investigation into the shooting, which led to the application of an arrest warrant for Thomas Carr.
On July 7, 2021, Hamden Police arrested Carr at Meriden Superior Court. Carr, 33, of New Haven was charged with Assault in the 1st Degree/Discharge of a Firearm, Criminal Possession of a Firearm and Carrying a Pistol without a Permit. Carr, who was detained on a court-ordered $500,000.00 bond, was arraigned later in the day.