Thursday night, around 10:35 p.m., Berlin police responded to a domestic dispute at 18 Peck Street in Kensington.
Upon arrival, they saw a male outside the home saying there was a family member inside the house that had assaulted him.
On entering the house, officers located the suspect, who opened fire on the officers. They fired back, wounding the suspect, said to be a 45-year-old man. He was taken to Hartford Hospital and is listed in critical condition. The officers were not hit and are unharmed.
The incident is being investigated.