Fairfield neighbors shocked after fatal domestic incident

Neighbors were shocked after Fairfield police shot and killed a man who they say had attacked his family in their home on Mountain Laurel Road.

Police say 51-year Christopher Andrews attacked his wife, Kathleen, and their three children before going after an officer with a weapon.

Police say 51-year Christopher Andrews attacked his wife, Kathleen, and their three children before going after an officer with a weapon. (2/16/16)

FAIRFIELD - Neighbors were shocked after Fairfield police shot and killed a man who they say had attacked his family in their home on Mountain Laurel Road.

Police say 51-year Christopher Andrews attacked his wife, Kathleen, and their three children before going after an officer with a weapon. That officer shot and killed Andrews, a Manhattan attorney.

Police tell News 12 that the Andrews' daughter was actually able to escape the house and call 911. She, her mother and two brothers, remain in the hospital.

Neighbors say Andrews coached community sports, and that the family seemed to be happy.

Fairfield schools brought in crisis counselors on Tuesday.

Police say they had never been called out to the house before, and court records show there have not been any restraining or protective orders filed.

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

One person was recovering from surgery Monday after 1 1 recovering after triple shooting in Bridgeport
Troy Ramey of Sea Cliff competes on NBC's 2 Long Islander competes on 'The Voice'
UConn's win streak is now at 111 3 UConn women rout Oregon 90-52, advance to Final Four
The forum was held at Housatonic Community College 4 Public meeting tackles recreational marijuana in CT
The popular Rockville Centre's restaurant is one of 5 Tasty Tuesday: Cabo at Nassau Coliseum

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

The incident happened on Mountain Laurel Road, near Police: Officer kills father who was attacking his family

A Fairfield officer shot and killed a man Tuesday after police say he brutally attacked

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE