A man was injured in an officer-involved shooting that prompted the closure of the Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield on Saturday night. Police closed the area of the Silas Deane Highway from Maple Street to Hewitt Street as crews are on scene for the shooting that took place just before 6 p.m. Wethersfield Police Chief James Cetran said two Wethersfield police officers attempted to stop a suspicious car. Cetran said the car stopped at first, then took off again. Police were able to stop the car on the second try, and police officers shot at the suspect car, striking the male driver.
An ongoing series of bomb blasts struck luxury hotels and churches across Sri Lanka on Sunday. At least 207 people were killed and 450 have been injured in the coordinated terror attacks, which have put the entire country on lock-down. The first wave of attacks struck at the heart of the country's minority Christian community during busy Easter services at churches in the cities of Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa on Sunday morning. Additional blasts ripped through three high-end hotels, the Shangri La, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury Hotel, all in capital city Colombo. In a statement, the Shangri-La hotel in Colombo said that the hotel's Table One cafe was hit just after 9 a.m local time. The hotel is popular with foreign tourists and the country's business community.
Two people were stabbed and two others were hurt in a fight at Plaza Azteca restaurant in Newington on Saturday morning, police said. Police said crews were called to the Mexican-inspired restaurant located on the Berlin Turnpike for reports of an assault involving numerous people on Saturday at about 2:45 a.m. Crews treated two people with severe, but non-life-threatening stab wounds, police said. Newington Police are asking for those with any and all information on the assault to contact Newington Police Detective L. DeSimone at 860-594-6239.