Who is the active shooter in Branford, Connecticut?

AN active shooter warning was issued in the Branford, Connecticut area the afternoon of April 13.

A Branford neighborhood was closed off after Branford police responded to a barricaded person firing shots in the area.

Who is the active shooter in Branford, Connecticut?

According to Branford police, a unidentified person barricaded himself and began firing shots in the area, even firing at officers.

A witness spoke to the Hartford Courant and said a "shooter fired hundreds of shots from the second floor of a house that has a hair salon on the first floor."

According to the outlet, the building is location on Main Street building just off the I-95 ramp.

Branford police say several police agencies, including the Connecticut State Police and the South Central Regional SWAT Team are assisting with the situation.

State police are calling the incident an "active threat".

What did witnesses say?

Steve Milano, a manger of a home and auto store, told the Courant that the shooter was "firing indiscriminately" some 85 feet away with automatic weapons.

He also said that when police showed up, the shooter fired at them.

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