Mashantucket, Connecticut – A Foxwoods casino patron plummets four stories to his death after being shot by police


Posted on the 21st of September 2016

Mashantucket, Connecticut – A Foxwoods casino patron plummets four stories to his death after being shot by police

On Tuesday the 20th of September, at approximately 11.30 a.m, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal police officers attempted to serve an outstanding arrest warrant on a man in the Fox Tower parking garage. The suspect produced a handgun and shots were fired. The suspect was shot by police and fell from the fourth level of the parking lot. He landed on a paved driveway and was pronounced dead on the scene.

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation which owns and operates the casino released the following statement on Tuesday afternoon:

“This morning, there was an isolated incident on property in the Fox Tower Garage that was quickly contained by the Mashanucket Pequot Tribal Police; an investigating remains open with the State Police. The safety and well-being of our guests and employees remains Foxwoods’ top priority, and there is no current threat to anyone on the premises. All incoming and outgoing traffic from the Fox Tower Garage is presently restricted, but the rest of the property remains open and accessible to guests. We will update the public when the garage re-opens.”

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