Arrest made in Burlington trooper involved shooting

Maciej Konferowicz

BURLINGTON, Conn. (WTNH)– A Burlington man has been arrested after a trooper involved shooting, Wednesday.

State police say on Tuesday afternoon,  troopers responded to 29 Angela’s Way to a report of a suspicious incident/person threatening to harm himself. Upon arrival, they encountered a male, later identified as 49-year-old Maciej Konferowicz, with a gun in the driveway. Police ordered Konferowicz to drop his weapon, but he refused to and pointed his gun in the direction of the troopers.

Related: CT State Police: Burlington man pointed gun in direction of troopers

Police say two troopers then fired at least one round each at Konferowicz and struck him.  Konferowicz was transported to St. Francis Hospital for for non-life-threatening injuries before he was released that evening.

There were no reported injuries to police nor any threat to the public.

On Wednesday, just before 5:30 p.m., Konferowicz was taken into custody at his home and charged with interfering with an officer. He posted his $50,000 bond and will appear in court January 17th.

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