Disturbance At Columbia Hotel Leads to Suspect Being Shot

This article was published on: 04/4/17 8:33 PM by Mike Minarsky

April 4, 2017 at approximately 2:57 p.m. troopers from Troop K – Colchester responded to Hop River Motel, 152 Route 66 E in Columbia for a disturbance. Detectives from Eastern District Major Crime responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. The investigation is still active, however at least one trooper discharged at least one round from their duty weapon striking the suspect. The suspect was taken into custody and was transported to Hartford Hospital by EMS with non-life-threatening injuries being reported at this time. The investigation is on-going.

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