2 officers wounded at Connecticut Navy base

GROTON, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say two Navy civilian police officers have been wounded while confronting a knife-wielding man at a Connecticut base.

Navy officials say an officer guarding the submarine base in Groton Thursday night fired shots at the man who allegedly had tried to enter through a pedestrian gate.

Authorities say one officer was injured by the ricochet of bullets. The second officer suffered a minor stab wound to the leg. Both have been treated and released from a local hospital.

Officials say the suspect has been taken into custody. He was not injured. His name has not yet been released.

The investigation is ongoing.

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