Agencies: Thomaston Police Department Connecticut
Last updated: 6 months ago
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.