HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -- Hartford police have identified the suspect in an officer-involved shooting that happened Friday morning.
Dennis Lawrence, 39, of Hartford, was arrested Friday at 4:00 p.m. at St. Francis Hospital with multiple charges.
The shooting happened at 424 Garden St. around 11 a.m. on Friday, after officers were called to a domestic incident.
The initial report was that Lawrence was holding a woman hostage.
"They were immediately confronted with an irate individual. The individual was armed with a knife. You could clearly hear the Hartford Police Officers pleading with the suspect over the radio to drop the knife," said Lt. Paul Cicero.
Police said Lawrence was shot by a police officer.
He was taken to St. Francis Hospital where he remains in critical condition at this time.
Two officers were taken to the hospital for observation.
Hartford police confirm the names of the officers involved were Officer Michael Bodner and Officer Chris White.
White is a 15-year veteran of the department. White is the officer that fired his weapon and hit the suspect.
Bodner is a 10-year veteran of the department. He did not fire his weapon.
"Any domestic violence incident. It's one of the leading cases of officer injuries and fatalities in the country aside from the motor vehicle collisions," said Cicero.
There were no police body cameras during this incident, so state police are investigating witnesses who were in the apartment at the time.
Lawrence is being held on $150,000 bond on multiple charges, including Unlawful Restrain in the 1st degree, Criminal Attempt at Assault on an Elderly Person, and Assault 2nd degree. He is scheduled to appear in court on Monday.
Hartford police released audio transmissions from the officer-involved shooting.
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