Officials: Suspect in hourslong Branford standoff fatally shot himself

Officials say a suspect fatally shot himself during a seven-hour standoff with police in Branford Tuesday.

News 12 Staff

Apr 14, 2021, 7:26 PM

Updated 1,140 days ago

Share:

Officials say a suspect fatally shot himself during a seven-hour standoff with police in Branford Tuesday.
The Medical Examiner's Office identified the suspect as Matthew Walker and say he died from a "self-inflicted gunshot wound."
As News 12 has reported, officers responded to Main Street around noon about 90 seconds after the initial gunfire. They say one person was shot and is now in stable condition.
Officers then found the suspect dead from a gunshot wound.
Branford police are working with state police and the New Haven State's Attorney's Office on the investigation.


More from News 12