NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Police in Connecticut say a New Haven officer was nearly killed in a shootout Monday.
Investigators say Captain Anthony Duff was off duty when he interrupted a shooting.
One man was shot and killed in the altercation and another fired at Duff as he approached.
New Haven's police chief says Duff was hit multiple times and rushed to the operating room.
Several agencies looking for the man who shot & killed another man.— Stephanie Simoni (@StephanieSimoni) August 13, 2019
Then, shot New Haven Capt. Anthony Duff many times. Duff survived.
An officer told me the FBI, ATF, CT State Police, Orange PD, West Haven PD, & East Haven PD are all on scene. @WTNH pic.twitter.com/1mWdKdmzCg
Doctors say he will be okay thanks in part to other officers who arrived at the scene and were able to get tourniquets on him before medics arrived.
Police are still searching for the gunman.
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