Office of the Inspector General determines 2021 shooting by police in Bridgeport was justified

The Office of the Inspector General has found that shooting by a police officer in Bridgeport that happened in 2021 was justified.

News 12 Staff

Aug 26, 2022, 4:04 PM

Updated 696 days ago

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The Office of the Inspector General has found that shooting by a police officer in Bridgeport that happened in 2021 was justified.
The shooting happened in June of 2021.
Police say officers tried to pull a vehicle over near Catherine and Main streets after getting a report that the people inside were going to use an illegal handgun in their possession.
Inspector General Robert Devlin says Vazquez used deadly force to defend himself from what he believed to be a serious threat.


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