Police: Armed man shot by officer in Ridgefield

Police say an officer shot an armed man.

Police say an officer shot an armed man. (5/24/13)

RIDGEFIELD - State police in Ridgefield are investigating a shooting Friday between a police officer and an armed man.

According to Ridgefield police, officers responded to a call at 423 Ridgebury Road. They say the officers found a man armed with a weapon and tried to disarm him. Police say the man raised the weapon forcing a Ridgefield officer to fire.

The man was taken to Danbury Hospital and was later pronounced dead. Police have not yet released the victim's name.

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