Driver Shot and Killed on Saturday Evening Has Been Identified – 22-year-old local man Kaymar Tanner was killed Saturday afternoon when the car he was driving was struck by gunfire and crashed.
Investigators determined that a Honda Civic was struck by gunfire at the intersection of Newberry Street and Winchester Avenue. The car continued westbound on Newberry and across Newhall Street, before going through a fence adjacent to 550 Newhall Street.
Kaymar Tanner, of Hamden, had been struck by gunfire, according to police. Hamden Fire Rescue personnel rendered medical assistance and Tanner was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital, but he was later pronounced dead.
We express our sympathy and deepest condolences to Tanner’s family today and in the days, weeks, months, and years that are to come as they cope with his passing. May his soul rest in peace.