Officer fatally shoots person armed with knife in Danbury
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.
Information from: The News-Times, http://www.newstimes.com