Officers In Fatal Shooting Named

John Silva
April 08, 2020 - 2:42 pm

(Manchester, Conn./WTIC) - The investigation continues into an officer involved shooting last week in Manchester.

Meantime, the Tolland state's attorney has released the names of the officers involved.  

It was April 2 when officers with the Capital Region Emergency Service Team--CREST--were called to check out a parole violation involving 27-year-old Jose Soto.

They say he threatened to start shooting when police arrived on scene.

The officers involved are identified as Sergeant Shawn Krom, a 12-year member of the Manchester police department, Officer David Williams, a 14 year-member of the Manchester police department, Officer Shane Murphy, a 9-year member of the Wethersfield police department and Officer Matthew Alexander, a 6-year member of the Enfield police department.