|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 19, 2008
STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE POLICE SHOOTING IN
Today, 05/18/08, at 2:20 p.m., a Regional Local Police Response Team made of up six local police departments was assisting Easton P.D. in the execution of an Easton Police Department search and seizure warrant for a private residence located at
Upon entry to the residence the local police and police response team were met by the homeowner and a second person. The second person charged the entry team and physically encountered two of the police officers. A local police officer discharged his service weapon striking this second male person fatally wounding him. The wounded person and two local police officers were transported by
At the request of the Easton Police Chief and the
The identities of the involved people are being withheld at this time to allow for the next of kin to be notified. The identities of the police officers are also being withheld at this time to allow for family notifications.
A postmortem examination will be conducted by the Office of the
The State Police investigation is continuing.
LT.J. Paul Vance