Connecticut State Police are investigating the case of a man who was found dead outside a New Milford department store.
State police said someone reported a vehicle driving erratically in the parking lot at the Kohls shopping plaza at 169 Danbury Rd. A 2010 Chevy Silverado was reported to have struck a light post, a curb and a tree.
When New Milford police responded, the officer heard a gunshot from the vehicle and found the occupant dead.
John Pierpaoli, 60, of New Milford was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said there was no criminal aspect to the case and that the investigation is ongoing.