|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE
Today 08/28/08 at 9:13 a.m. Connecticut
State Police Troopers from Troop-E, and the
Preliminary information obtained by State Police determined that the child, who is two years old, was home with both of his parents at the time of this shooting incident. The child was able to access a weapon that was in the house when it discharged wounding the child.
Subsequently at approximately 11 a.m. the victim died while being treated for a gunshot wound.
The victim is-
Wyatt Matteau, age 2 d.o.b. 01 03 06
A post mortem examination will be conducted by the Office of the Chief Medical to determine the exact manner and cause of death.
State Police Detectives will investigate this incident to determine answers to all of the questions regarding exactly what took place today at this residence.
The case remains under investigation.
LT. J. Paul Vance