|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE
NEW HAVEN POLICE SHOOTING
Today 10/04/06 late this afternoon New Haven Police initiated a criminal investigation into a bank robbery in
New Haven Police determined that the suspect was inside and was possibly armed. Police Officers surrounded the residence and with the assistance of the New Haven Tactical Team Officers attempted to communicate with the suspect to convince him to surrender to police.
Early this evening after a lengthy standoff New Haven Police made a decision to enter the townhouse to locate the suspect. New Haven Police Officers were confronted by the suspect and were forced to discharged their weapons severely wounded the suspect. The suspect was transported to
At the Request of the
The State Police Central District Major Crime Squad was assigned to conduct the shooting investigation.
The identity of the two Police Officers who discharged their weapons is being withheld at this time.
The shooting incident is under investigation by State Police.
M/Sgt. J. Paul Vance