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Suspect injured after shooting involving police in Stratford

February 6, 2021 GMT

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police Saturday were investigating a shooting involving a Stratford police officer that left a suspect hospitalized.

The shooting happened after 7:30 p.m. Friday when police attempting to serve a felony warrant for domestic charges in Stratford saw the suspect get into a vehicle. Officers were trying to conduct a traffic stop, according to state police.

Police said the suspect suffered unspecified injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital, according to NBC Connecticut.

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The Eastern District Major Crimes Squad and the Hartford state’s attorney have taken charge of the investigation.