|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE
NEW HAVEN POLICE SHOOTING
On 02/22/06 in the early morning hours a New Haven Police Officer was working a construction project maintaining traffic control at
The officer was not injured. The officer utilized a private vehicle and pursued the suspect on
The Officer was not wounded during this entire incident but he did suffer a leg injury. The Officer was transported by ambulance to
New Haven Police secured the crime scene. At the request of the New Haven Police Chief Ortiz and the
State Police Detectives processed the physical and forensic evidence at the crime scene. Numerous witnesses were interviewed including the construction workers who witnessed the event. The State Police investigation is continuing.
The suspect is identified as Duane Cunningham DOB: 9/11/68
Upon his release from the hospital, New Haven Police will charge the suspect with several felonies.
Sgt J. Paul Vance