Suspect in Connecticut active shooter situation found dead

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BRANFORD, Conn. (KRON) – A suspect in an active shooter situation in Connecticut Tuesday was found dead and police said there is no longer any threat to the public.

KRON4’s sister station WTNH reports the suspect was barricaded inside a hair salon near Main Street and Cherry Hill Road and is firing shots at police officers.

Witnesses tell WTNH the man was also firing shots at people in the shopping plaza.

Some residents in the area were earlier evacuated.

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