Officer Involved Fatal Shooting in Ridgefield
State Police are investigating after a Ridgefield Police Officer was involved in a fatal shooting in the yard of a home at 423 Ridgebury Road.
Police were called to the home about 5:15 pm Friday on the report of a domestic dispute.Police confronted a in the yard. He was armed with a handgun and refused to put down his weapon when ordered to do so.State Police say the suspect raised his weapon toward the officers and one Ridgefield Officer discharged his weapon.
They were taken to Danbury Hospital in critical condition and he died a short time later.
The Officer was not injured at the scene but was taken to Danbury Hospital as a preacaution and was released.
The scene was secured by Ridgefield Police .
Neither the identity of the deceased of the Officer have been released.