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Officer-Involved Shooting in Hartford Leaves Suspect Dead

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(Photo by John Li Getty Images)

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities are investigating a police involved shooting that left an alleged stabbing suspect dead.

Hartford police say they responded to a report of an assault at about 10 p.m. Wednesday.

When officers arrived on the scene they found one person stabbed.

Police say a confrontation ensued and an officer shot a person believed to be a suspect in the stabbing.

The alleged suspect was taken to a hospital and was pronounced dead.

The stabbing victim and the officer were also taken to a hospital for their injuries.

The names of those involved were not immediately released.

WFSB-TV (http://bit.ly/11GpDKx) reports Connecticut State Police have taken over the investigation.

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