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Officer fatally shoots person armed with knife in Danbury

December 30, 2018

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say police fatally shot a person wielding a knife in Danbury.

Officials say the shooting happened Saturday night at The Glen Senior Apartments.

Connecticut State Police say officers responded to the complex for a report about a suspicious male and saw a male armed with a knife walking outside the complex.

Police say one of the officers deployed his stun gun after a brief confrontation with the person, but it was ineffective. Police say a second officer then fired multiple shots, hitting the person at least once. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police say a female relative of the person who was shot also suffered a gunshot wound. She is in critical but stable condition.

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Information from: The News-Times, http://www.newstimes.com

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