BOLTON, Conn. (WTNH)– The suspect in the police involved shooting in Bolton last week has died from his injuries, according to police.
Police tell News 8 53-year-old Christopher Anderson died of his injuries Sunday evening at Hartford Hospital.
Anderson was involved in a police chase that began in South Windsor Friday afternoon. He was wanted for a bank robbery in the town.
Police say Andserson refused to stop for South Windsor police, and led officers on a chase through Manchester and Bolton. Police say officers from Manchester and Troopers from Troop K assisted in the chase.
The chase ended after Anderson crashed on Route 44. Police say Anderson then got out of his car and started approaching police with a weapon in his hand. Anderson was ordered to stop, but continued to approach the officers and responding trooper.
A Manchester officer discharged his taser in an effort to stop Anderson. Anderson was unaffected by the taser, and continued to advance towards the officers and trooper. The trooper and a different Manchester officer fired their weapons, striking Anderson, according to police.