Fatal shooting on Housatonic Avenue in Milford determined to be murder, suicide

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MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Milford police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning.

The shooting happened on Housatonic Avenue near the intersection with West Main Street at 5:55 a.m. According to officials the suspect entered the home and confronted two residents and then shot one resident.

The gunshot victim has been identified as Chaz Wright. After the shooting, the suspect – identified Monday as Durim Berisha – fled and left the city. He was later found by Stamford Police after shooting himself.

Berisha was treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Stamford Hospital. He was listed in grave condition over the weekend. Sunday he died of his injuries.

No word on a motive. Officials report this was an isolated incident, and there is no danger to the public at this time.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact Milford Police headquarters at (203) 878-6551.

This is a developing story. Stay with WTNH.com and the News 8 app for information regarding this incident.

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