BRISTOL, Connecticut – Two officers were killed and one was seriously injured in a shooting that happened in Bristol Wednesday night, early Thursday morning, according to state police.
The officers killed were identified by Bristol police as 35-year-old Sgt. Dustin Demonte and 34-year-old Officer Alex Hamzy, according to CSP.
Police reported 26-year-old Alec Iurato was also seriously injured in the shooting. He is currently recovering from surgery, police said.
State police confirmed that the Bristol police officers responded to a home at about 11 p.m. Wednesday, regarding a domestic incident between two brothers.
According to police, the suspect waited outside for the officers and began shooting at them as they arrived. The sound of heavy gunfire was reported by neighbors, who likened it to the sounds of a warzone.
The suspect was also shot and killed during the incident, according to police. Police reported the suspect’s brother was also hurt in the shooting, but his condition is unknown.