State police investigating deadly shooting in Kent

KENT, Conn. (WTNH) — One person has died in Kent after a shooting Friday night.

Connecticut State Police says it has a suspect in custody.

The shooting happened at a residence at 381 Cornwall Road at around 6 p.m., according to police. One person suffered a gunshot wound.

Route 7 at Carter Road was closed for a while, but has since reopened.

State police say detectives from Major Crimes Division are also on the scene to help with the investigation.

Authorities say there is no threat to the public.

Stay tuned with News 8 for updates.

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