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Connecticut police officer shoots and kills a suspect while trapped inside a moving stolen vehicle

Posted on AllSides August 9th, 2023
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WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut police officer, trapped inside a moving stolen vehicle, shot and killed the suspect who was behind the wheel, the local police department's chief said Wednesday. "Repeated efforts and orders to stop the vehicle” were made by the officer before he ultimately shot the suspect, West Hartford Police Chief Vernon Riddick Jr. said during a news conference. The chaotic scene occurred during rush hour Tuesday afternoon on a busy local street in the Hartford suburb. “He was inside the vehicle. The vehicle took off across...

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