One Dead, Another in Serious Condition After Shooting Inside Milford Home

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NBC Connecticut

One person died and another is in serious condition after a shooting inside a Milford home Saturday morning, according to police, and they said Monday that the suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police said a man entered a home on Housatonic Avenue near the intersection of West Main Street, allegedly confronted two people in the home and shot one of them, who has since been pronounced dead. Officials have identified the resident who died as Chaz Wright.

After the shooting, the man then fled the home on foot to a nearby car and left the city. He was found a short time later by Stamford police, but he allegedly shot himself before he could be taken into custody, officials said.

Authorities said was being treated at Stamford Hospital and died on Sunday.

According to investigators, the shooting was an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public.

Anyone with information is asked to contact headquarters at (203) 878-6551.

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