State police investigating officer-involved shooting in Cheshire

State police investigating officer-involved shooting in Cheshire



By Jeniece Roman

Record-Journal staff 

CHESHIRE— State police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday night after a man barricaded himself in a home.

About 7:30 p.m., police responded to a reported domestic disturbance at 137 Fairway Drive.

When officers arrived, they encountered a 29-year-old man armed with a handgun. State police said the man did not comply with commands from Cheshire officers and barricaded himself in the residence.

During the standoff, state police said a Cheshire officer fired at least one shot, striking the man at least once.

The man suffered a non-life threatening injury and was taken to a local hospital. He was also taken into custody on charges related to the disturbance.

State police said no officers were injured.

State police detectives are investigating the shooting. The name of the officer was not immediately released.

jroman@record-journal.com 203-317-2420 Twitter: @JenieceRoman


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