Wanted Suspect Falls Off Fox Tower Parking Garage and Dies

This article was published on: 09/20/16 10:03 PM by Mike Minarsky

 

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On September 20, 2016 Mashantucket Pequot Tribal police officers attempted to serve
an active arrest warrant on a wanted suspect. As Mashantucket police officers
attempted to take the suspect into custody in the Fox Tower parking garage, he
pointed a firearm at them. Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police ordered the suspect to
drop his weapon, however he did not comply. At least one Mashantucket Tribal Police
Officer discharged at least one round from their duty weapon at the suspect. The
suspect then then fell off the 4th level of the Fox Tower parking garage on to a
paved driveway below. Mashantucket Tribal Police Officers rendered first aid,
however the suspect was pronounced deceased. There were no other reported injuries. 
There were no injuries to police officers.

On September 20, 2016 at approximately 12:00 p.m., at the request of the
Mashantucket Tribal Police chief and the New London State's Attorney, detectives
from Eastern District Major Crime responded to the scene and assumed the
investigation.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner also responded to the scene and will
conduct a post-mortem examination to determine cause and manner of death.

The identity of the suspect is being withheld pending next of kin notification. The
identity of the police officer/s is being withheld at this time.

State Police detectives continue to investigate. There is no threat to the public
or community.


The identity of the suspect is being withheld pending next of kin notification.  The
identity of the police officer/s is being withheld at this time.

State Police detectives continue to investigate.  There is no threat to the public
or community.

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