NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – State police say an East Haven policeman shot and killed a suspect who pointed a handgun at the officer.

Brian Batten, 32, of East Haven, died at Yale New Haven Hospital, state police said.

East Haven police responded to a report of a domestic violence complaint Saturday night. Batten fled the home, driving his car at a police officer, state police say.

Police began a pursuit of Batten onto Interstate 95 and into New Haven.

When approached at a dead end road, Batten refused a command from officers to drop his gun. He instead pointed it at East Haven police Sgt. John Miller, who shot Batten, state police said.

State police are investigating.


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