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Police Searching for Suspect in Officer-Involved Shooting



    Search For Suspect After Officer Fires Shots in Canton

    Police in Canton are looking for a suspect after an officer opened fire during a traffic stop on Friday night. (Published Saturday, June 10, 2017)

    Police are searching for a person that was involved in an officer-involved shooting Friday night.

    Police said an officer discharged his firearm during a motor vehicle stop on Collins View Road in Canton.

    According to police, the suspect fled the area in a vehicle.

    Police said they are looking for a male possibly in his late 20’s early 30’s in a dark colored vehicle that should have holes in it.

    The officer involved was transported by ambulance to a hospital for evaluation.

    State Police said Central District Major Crime’s is taking over the investigation.

    Police are asking any witnesses to contact the CT State Police at (860) 685-8190 or the Canton Police Department at (860) 693-0221.