Tuesday, April 03, 2007

a horrible shame

i'm sorry to the family and friends of officer burgos. i'm sorry his girlfriend had to witness this.

i heard about this yesterday morning. i stop and get my coffee VERY early. there are always some type of officers there. capital police. state police. hartford police. i heard a state trooper tell someone about this.

Hartford officer kills self

West Hartford-WTNH) _ A Hartford police officer on the job for about four years killed himself Sunday night, Hartford police said.
Officer Freddy Burgos shot himself outside a Walgreen's drug store on Farmington Avenue around 11:00 p.m............

Hartford Officer Commits Suicide

By HILDA MUĂ‘OZ AND TINA BROWN, Courant Staff Writers

A off-duty Hartford police officer committed suicide in his car in West Hartford shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday night, officials said this morning.Officer Freddy Burgos shot himself outside of the Walgreen's on Farmington Avenue near the Hartford town line, officials said. The medical examiner's office has scheduled an autopsy today............

..........West Hartford police were called at 11:03 p.m. about gunshots at 674 Farmington Avenue. When officers arrived the victim was being loaded into an ambulance, West Hartford police said.He was taken to St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, police said. A hospital spokeswoman did not confirm that Burgos was at the hospital..............

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