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
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
Threat Level: attack
Fleeing: Not fleeing
Body Camera: No
Washington Post Database ID: 5386