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Daniel Reyes, 27
Thomaston, Connecticut
June 26, 2016

Agencies: Thomaston Police Department Connecticut

Last updated: 6 months ago

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State police continue to investigate the circumstances of the fatal shooting of an armed resident Sunday by a local officer.

The resident was identified Monday as Daniel Reyes, 27, of High Street Ext., police said.

Reyes was armed with a knife during the confrontation, Trooper Kelly Grant said. She did not name the officer.

According to Grant, the shooting happened about 7 p.m. at Reyes' home. Police had been called to a disturbance there, she said.

When they arrived, officers encountered Reyes, who had a knife. Reyes approached the officers, ignoring their orders to stop, Grant said.

A Thomaston officer fired his gun at least once, striking him, state police said.