CANTON, Conn. — Connecticut State Police say they’re searching for a vehicle that fled from police after an officer discharged his firearm in Canton.
Troopers say a Canton police officer conducted a traffic stop during which the officer fired at least one round from his weapon Friday night. It’s unclear what led to the shooting.
Police say the operator and vehicle then fled the scene. The officer wasn’t hurt but was hospitalized for an evaluation.
Further information wasn’t immediately available.