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.


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