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    Sunday, April 21, 2024

    Trooper involved in shooting, investigation opens

    An officer-involved shooting is under investigation in Bolton following an incident involving a Connecticut State Police trooper on Friday.

    Around 2:14 p.m., troopers from Troop K responded to an assist citizen at an address on Meadow Road in Bolton, according to state police.

    Shortly after arriving, investigators made contact with an individual, during which time a trooper fired their duty weapon, causing injury, state police said.

    No one else was injured, according to state police.

    EMS responded and the individual was transported to an area hospital for injuries, state police said. One trooper was also transported for evaluation.

    The investigation is ongoing and will be led by the Office of the Inspector General, with assistance from the Rockville State’s Attorney, detectives from the Connecticut State Police Eastern District Major Crime Squad and Troop K, state police said.

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