New Haven Police Captain Shot During Incident

Morgan Cunningham
August 13, 2019 - 1:33 am

WTIC Radio


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ New Haven Police Captain Anthony Duff was shot multiple times Monday evening while responding to an incident.

At 9:23 Monday evening, the off-duty Captain went to Henry Street and Dixwell Avenue for shot spotter activation. Two suspects were shooting at one another. Captain Duff interrupted, at which time he was shot at least twice.

He called for backup. Other officers arrived to find the wounded Captain and one of the two shooting suspects fatally shot.

The shooting suspect accused of wounding Captain Duff and the other individual remains on the run.

Connecticut State Police are assisting New Haven Police in the investigation.