Edward R. Gendron Jr. Killed by Waterbury Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
81 Craigie Avenue
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers were called around 12:30 p.m. to check the condition of a person after the property manager called police to report that a bullet hole had been found in a wall of one of the units. A Waterbury police officer arrived to the home, and a person there displayed a gun. A struggle began between the officers and a person, and was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Edward R. Gendron Jr.

Agency Responsible: Waterbury Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 57

Race: White

Date of Death: January 20, 2020

County: New Haven

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5386

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