officer involved shooting

Matt Dwyer
July 03, 2019 - 11:37 am
(WTIC-AM) -- There was an officer-involved shooting this morning near the intersection of Old Ridgebury Road and Reserve Road in Danbury, off Exit 2 from I-84. Mayor Mark Boughton says the officer is ok. There was no immediate word on the condition of the person who the officer shot, but he was...
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AP
April 26, 2019 - 4:01 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut officials' quick release of videos showing two police officers opening fire on a young unarmed couple last week was highly unusual compared with normal police practices around the country. The body camera and surveillance videos released Tuesday show a Hamden...
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April 25, 2019 - 12:22 am
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (WTIC Radio)_ The names of the two officers involved with Saturday night's fatal shooting on the Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield. State Police says Officer Layau Eulizier opened fire on 18-year-old Anthony Cruz. It was announced late Monday night that Cruz succomed to his...
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John Silva
February 20, 2019 - 2:37 pm
WINDHAM, Conn. (AP) - State Police say the suspect shot by officers following a car chase through several towns has died. The chase started at about 11 a.m. Wednesday in Norwich where the suspect ,39 year old Kyron Marcell Sands of Hartford ,was attempting to break into a house. Trooper Josue...
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John Silva
January 26, 2019 - 11:46 am
(Ledyard, Conn./WTIC) - Police in Ledyard have released the names of the officers involved in an incident last weekend in which a suspect was shot. They say Officers Benjanmin Burbank and Bobby Kempke fired shots at a vehicle they were trying to stop last Sunday night. The car driven by 35-year-old...
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Morgan Cunningham
January 21, 2019 - 6:08 am
LEDYARD, CT (WTIC Radio)_ Connecticut State Police are investigating an officer involved shooting in Ledyard. Ledyard Police attempted to stop an unidentified man who nearly drove his car into a police cruiser on Sunday night, around 11:24 p.m. Officers began to pursue the man who they say would...
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Morgan Cunningham
January 09, 2019 - 3:09 am
NEW HAVEN, CT (WTIC Radio)_ State Police are investigating an officer involved shooting in New Haven. Undercover officers in New Haven went to serve an active arrest warrant on 22-year-old Marcus Rivera of New Haven around 5:44 p.m. on Tuesday. Rivera allegedly led police in a foot pursuit...
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AP
December 20, 2018 - 11:33 am
NEW MILFORD, Conn. (AP) - A prosecutor says a New Milford police officer was justified when he fatally shot a man who approached officers with a shotgun last year. State officials Thursday released a report by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky III on the shooting of Kostatinos ``Gus''...
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John Silva
June 23, 2018 - 11:15 am
(Cheshire, Conn./WTIC Radio) - State Police are investigating an incident from Friday night in Cheshire in which a local police officer discharged their weapon during a domestic distubance. The call came in around 7:30 to the home on Fairway Drive. Troopers say the suspect inside was armed with a...
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