Police: Fatal shooting on Allen Avenue in Meriden

Police: Fatal shooting on Allen Avenue in Meriden

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MERIDEN — Police are investigating a fatal shooting on Allen Avenue late Sunday morning.

Officers responded to Allen Avenue at 11:42 a.m. for a report of gunshots, according to a police statement. A male, who had apparently been shot several times, was found dead in the front yard of 115 Allen Ave.

Police searched and secured the surrounding area and say it appears to be an isolated incident. The department’s Protective Division is on-scene.  Allen Avenue was closed for several hours while police investigated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 203-630-6318.

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