Manhunt in Willimantic After Policeman’s Shooting
A suspect is believed to be in custody after a manhunt at midday. The suspect is believed to have shot a Willimantic police officer, reportedly in the arm. It happened during a standoff late this morning near South Main Street and Tunxis Lane in Willimantic.
The suspect, described as wearing camouflage and a tan hat was also believed to be wearing body armor and carrying a long gun, possibly a rifle.
State and local police, a helicopter and dogs took part in the search.