2 Conn. Officers Wounded in Auto Shop Shooting Released from Hospital

May 20, 2024
The Connecticut Office of the Inspector General is investigating a shooting at an auto body shop over the weekend that sent two East Hartford police officers to the hospital

EAST HARTFORD, CT — Two officers who were involved in a weekend shooting have been released from the hospital, police said Monday.

East Hartford Police Officer Marc Caruso, the department's public information officer, said the officers were taken to the hospital to be evaluated after they were involved in a Sunday shooting. He didn't say if they had been wounded by gunfire.

Police responded to a disturbance at Governor's Auto Body, 224 Governor St., shortly before 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Caruso said at the time. He referred to the incident as an "officer-involved shooting," but didn't provide detail about the disturbance thar prompted the shooting or say who was wounded.

It also wasn't clear Monday morning if anyone died or was arrested.

The business is between Thomas Street and the entrance ramps to Interstate 84.

Caruso is directing inquiries to the Connecticut Office of the Inspector General, which is investigating.


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