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Officer-Involved Shooting Reported in Meriden, Conn.

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    3 Meriden Officers Shoot Armed Man

    Three Meriden police officers shot a man who state police said fired a gun from a car, then got out of the car with a gun in his hand.

    (Published Friday, Oct. 19, 2018)

    Three Meriden police officers shot a man who state police said fired a gun from a car, then got out of the car with a gun in his hand.

    State police said five Meriden police officers in an unmarked vehicle were following a Buick Century on West Main Street around 10:23 p.m.

    The driver took Interstate 691 East to Route 15 South and started shooting from inside the car, according to state police.

    Officers had followed the car into the CVS parking lot when the driver, identified as 41-year-old Ryan Holley, of Meriden, got out with a gun in his hand, according to state police.

    Officers got out of the car and three officers shot when Holley turned toward them, according to state police.

    Holley was taken to Hartford Hospital and his injuries do not appear to be life-threatening, state police said.

    No officers were injured.

    State police are now investigating. They said the New Haven State’s Attorney’s Office contacted them at 12:22 a.m. to help in the investigation.

    The CVS store near the scene of the shooting is open.