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One person dead after attempted robbery at Branford motel: police

The shooter reported he was being robbed at gunpoint.

BRANFORD, Conn. — Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a motel early Thursday morning.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting at the Branford Motel during the early morning hours. Officers found the shooter, who reported being robbed at gunpoint while staying at the motel.

Branford Police said officers found an armed man with multiple gunshot wounds. Medics attempted to treat the individual but upon further examination, found he was deceased.

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Officials say the case is under investigation. Officers are identifying the body and notifying the next of kin. The identities of those involved have not been released.

Connecticut State Police will be assisting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Branford Police Department at 203-481-3909 or the anonymous tip line at 203-315-3909.

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