Officer Shoots and Kills Suspect in Milford: Police

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State police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sunday in Milford, Massachusetts.

The office of District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. said in a statement on Monday that a Milford police officer shot and killed a suspect after responding to a disturbance at Glines Avenue on Sunday evening.

According to authorities, the officer, whose identity was not released, responded to a disturbance caused by Philip Castonguay, 39, a resident of the neighborhood.

Police said Castonguay was holding a metal pipe and charged at the arrival of the officer, who shot him. The suspect was transported to Milford Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

According to authorities, the officer, who is now on administrative leave, was transported to the hospital following department policy but had no injuries.

The investigation is still ongoing, the office of the district attorney said.

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