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Zoe Dowdell, 20
New Britain, Connecticut
December 14, 2017

Agencies: New Britain Police Department | Connecticut State Police

Last updated: over 1 year ago

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Five police officers fired at a vehicle suspected of being involved in a series of violent carjackings and robberies, killing the 20-year-old driver, Zoe Dowdell and wounding the two teen passengers, police said Monday.

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December 2017 NAACP, ACLU: New Britain Police Should Release Video Of Fatal Shooting

In January 2019, the State's Attorney released a report saying the “use of deadly force” by all officers involved was justified. The five New Britain police officers who shot and killed Dowdell were cleared after an internal affairs review by the city.

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