Connecticut State Police say one of their troopers was involved in a shooting at a motel in Columbia on Tuesday.
It happened around 3 p.m. at the Hop River Motel on Route 66, where troopers responded for the report of some suspicious activity.
Police said at least one trooper fired at least one shot, hitting a man, who they identified as a suspect. It is unclear what that man is accused of at this time.
The man was taken into custody and transported to Hartford Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
No troopers were injured.
Detectives from Central District Major Crime responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.
Trooper-involved shooting Rte 66 Columbia Hop River Motel. One with injury in custody. No troopers shot or injured. Investigation underway.— CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) April 4, 2017
A neighbor said when he drove home from work he was greeted by an army of flashing lights.
"I came home at 3:30 p.m. and there was this out in front and from what I was told from state police from the detective it had just happened prior to that," said Bruce Hammond.
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