PROSPECT, Conn. (WTNH) — A police officer shot and killed a person Friday in Prospect, Connecticut State Police said.
Troopers said they responded to a home on Merriman Lane around 4:50 p.m. for a reported “suspicious incident.” An officer shot an individual after making contact with them inside a home, resulting in serious injuries, according to state police. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
No one else was injured, state police said, and there is no threat to the public.
State police have not provided information on what happened before the shooting.
The Office of the Inspector General, Waterbury State’s Attorney, Connecticut State Police Eastern District Major Crime Squad and Connecticut State Police Troop I are investigating the shooting.
Friday’s officer-involved shooting marks the third officer-involved shooting this week in Connecticut. On Monday, a Hartford police officer fatally shot an armed man, and Wallingford police shot and killed a man.
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