WINCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are investigating whether the shooting death of an 87-year-old woman in Winchester may have been an accident.
Winchester and the state police Major Crimes Unit are investigating the shooting, which happened Thursday night at a home on Platt Hill Road in Winsted.
The woman suffered a single gunshot wound.
In a statement police said they are actively investigating the incident to determine the circumstances of the shooting. The statement also said:
“Winchester Police say that this is not a random incident and that the shooting may have been accidental.”
The name of the woman who died has not been released.