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Two officers killed following “fake 911” call

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Police investigate the scene where two police officers killed, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, in Bristol, Conn. The officers were fatally shot and a third wounded while responding to a domestic violence call in Connecticut, authorities said Thursday, amid an exceptionally violent week for officers across the country. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

(BRISTOL, CT)– Two police officers were killed while responding to a domestic violence-related 911 call at a home late Wednesday.
Bristol police officers say when they arrived at the home, a gunman opened fire on them using an AR-15-style rifle.
Two officers were shot and have since died from their injuries.
One gunman was shot and killed at the scene, while the other, identified as the brother of the gunman, was injured and taken to an area hospital.
Investigators say they believe the 911 call was part of an ambush and that there was never a domestic-violence emergency at the home.
The deceased officers have been identified as 35-year-old Bristol police Sgt. Dustin DeMonte, and 34-year-old Officer Alex Hamzy.