(WILLIMANTIC,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – There was an officer involved shooting in Willimantic as police took a suspect into custody in an attempted burglary on Spring Street Tuesday afternoon.
Officers responded around 2 pm.The suspect, 56 year old Ordro Fletcher fled as officers arrived.A pursuit was ended quickly Fletcher was located following a motor vehicle crash. Police say he attempted to run over a Willimantic detective.An officer then discharged his department issued weapon.Fletcher was taken into custody without further incident.No injuries were reported.
Willimantic schools were placed in lock-down for a brief time , as a precaution.
The State Police Major Crimes Unit has assumed the investigation.