BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Authorities say a Connecticut police officer killed a man and wounded another after the driver of a stolen car struck at least one officer at the end of a car chase.
Two officers were injured.
State police say Bridgeport officers stopped the stolen car Tuesday afternoon after a pursuit. Officials say when officers approached the car, the driver sped up in reverse and struck at least one officer.
Another officer opened fire, killing the driver and wounding a passenger.
Authorities say the passenger was brought to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Two city officers were treated for minor injuries at a hospital.
The names of the driver and officers have not been released.
Police identified the passenger as 21-year-old Julian Fyffe, of Bridgeport.
State police are investigating.
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