2 officers released from hospital after being shot

<p>Connecticut police officials say two officers are home recovering after being shot by a man who is suspected of first shooting his wife.</p>

News 12 Staff

Sep 25, 2017, 2:27 PM

Updated 2,427 days ago

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(AP) - Connecticut police officials say two officers are home recovering after being shot by a man who is suspected of first shooting his wife.
New Haven police said Sunday that Officers Eric Pessino and Scott Shumway have been released from the hospital.
They were wounded Saturday while responding to a report of a woman being shot multiple times during a dispute with a man believed to be her husband. The 51-year-old woman was hospitalized and was last listed in critical condition.
Police say the suspect, identified as 51-year-old John Douglas Monroe, was shot by members of a SWAT team after he pointed a gun at them. He is hospitalized with serious injuries.


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