BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)– A 39-year-old man is dead after being shot during a domestic dispute late Friday night.

At approximately 10:40 p.m., police arrived at Filley Street on a report of a person shot.

Upon police arrival, a woman was exclaiming that she just shot her gun. Police entered the home and located a 39-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim was transported to Saint Francis Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The female was immediately taken into custody. Police identified the woman as 37-year-old Marvyann Duncan of Bloomfield.

Officials report that initial information indicated the victim and the woman were involved in a domestic dispute that escalated to an altercation ending with the woman shooting the handgun.

The male victim was struck in the head as a result of the gunshot and suffered a fatal wound.

The Bloomfield Police Department Detective Unit responded to the scene and assumed the investigation with assistance from the CT State’s Attorney’s Office.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. Stay with News 8 as more information becomes available.