MERIDEN - Detectives are asking residents of they have home security footage that could lead to a suspect in a fatal shooting on Allen Avenue in Meriden Sunday.
Police were called to the scene at 11:42 a.m. for a report of shots fired. Police said one man was found dead on the front lawn we they arrived at the scene. It appeared that he was shot several times.
The Major Crimes Division is requesting video surveillance from cameras that have coverage of the roadways listed during the time frame of August 11th, 2019 between 9:00 AM and 1:00PM
- Johnson Ave
- Allen Avenue
- Stoddard Drive
- Coe Avenue
- Centennial Avenue
- Smithfield Avenue
- Spruce Street
- Eaton Avenue
- Alanby Drive
- Castle Drive
- Gwen Road
- West Main Street from Centennial Avenue and the 691 on ramp.
Please contact Detective Erik Simonson directly at 203-630-6318.
Neighbors walking outside during the time said they heard gunshots and saw a man on the ground in front of the house. They said they believe the man was working on a truck outside when he was approached by two suspects.
Another neighbor described seeing two men flee from the scene in a car down the road.
Allen Avenue was closed down for the investigation. The shooting appears to be an isolated incident. Police are still looking for the suspect/suspects involved.
Police are asking anyone with information to please contact the Major Crimes Division at 203-630-6318.