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Officer involved in shooting in Ridgefield

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RIDGEFIELD, CT (WFSB) -

The Connecticut State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting at multimillion dollar mansion in Ridgefield on Friday night.

Ridgefield Police were called to the home on Ridgebury Road shortly after 5 p.m. for a possible domestic violence incident. When officers arrived they found a man in the yard with a handgun.

When the man refused to put down his weapon and raised it towards officers a Ridgefield Police officer shot the suspect. He was transported to Danbury Hospital where he died a short time later.

Names of the suspect nor the officer involved are being released to allow for family notification.

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