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Authorities: West Haven police officer recovering from gunshot wound

West Haven authorities say a police officer is recovering from a gunshot wound after a confrontation Friday that left a suspect dead.

Emily Knapton

Dec 1, 2023, 5:42 PM

Updated 229 days ago

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West Haven authorities say a police officer is recovering from a gunshot wound after a confrontation Friday that left a suspect dead.
Police say they were called to 296 Terrace Ave. just before 2 a.m. for a domestic violence complaint.
Officers say during the investigation a man pulled a gun and shot an officer in the leg.
An officer then returned fire and shot the suspect who was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
State police are now investigating.


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