BRANFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A man was found dead after getting into shootout with police and barricading himself inside a building in Branford on Tuesday, officials say.
Officers responded to a call for shots fired in the area of Main Street and Cherry Hill just after noon.READ MORE: Sources: NYPD Officer Shot In Brooklyn
Police say the officers were met with heavy gunfire from the upper floor of a business and apartment building.
“It sounded like grenades going off. It was silence, shouting, shots, just an endless cycle,” witness Jacob Oslin said.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting Suspect Farrakhan Muhammad Taken Into Custody Near Jacksonville, Florida
Police say one person was shot and was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Around 7:15 p.m., police said the gunman had been found dead inside the building.MORE NEWS: Experts Expect Gas Prices To Reach Highs Not Seen Since 2014, But Not Necessarily Caused By Colonial Pipeline Shutdown
Further details have not yet been released.