Police officer shot a robbery suspect - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Police officer shot a robbery suspect


Police are investigating an incident where an officer shot a man who was suspected to be involved in a street robbery.

Officials say the incident took place on Chadwick Street early Sunday morning when Hartford police officer Israel Mantilla responded to a call for a street robbery. He saw a man that fit the description of the suspect. When he approached him, a firearm was displayed. During the encounter, Mantilla shot the man in the ankle.

The man was treated and later released from Hartford Hospital. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Major Crimes Supervisor, Sergeant Brandon O'Brien at (860) 757-4089.

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