By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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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.

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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.

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Further details have not yet been released.

CBSNewYork Team