Arson, shots fired investigation in Hamden

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HAMDEN, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ Hamden Police say shots were fired into the house where a backyard shed was set on fire.

A concerned citizen alerted an officer there was a working fire in the area of Dixwell Avenue and Hamden Park Drive.

Investigators found a shed in the back of the property was deliberately set on fire.

Several windows were shattered by gunfire.

The fire was extinguished. The Connecticut State Fire Marshal's and the Hamden Fire Marshal's offices are investigating the cause.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Donald Remillard of the Hamden Police Department Detective Division at (203) 230-4052.