Four dead in Manchester apartment shooting - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Four dead in Manchester apartment shooting

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MANCHESTER, CT (WFSB) -

Four people are dead after police said a man killed three women before turning the gun on himself late Saturday night.

According to police, a call came in at 9:40 reporting multiple gunshots in the area of 190 Pine Street. Officers arrived on scene within about two minutes and confronted the suspect outside of an apartment building. The suspect was armed with a handgun and was carrying a baby when police arrived.

Police said after a brief confrontation with the officers, then man put the child down and shot himself. One officer also fired at the suspect, but it appears the bullet did not strike him.

The child was unharmed during the event and was transported to a local hospital to be evaluated.

Police said officers entered the apartment complex and located three women in an apartment who were dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

The identities of the victims have not been released, and police continue to investigate the event with the help of the Connecticut State police and the Hartford State's Attorney's Office

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