Man shot dead during execution of drug-related search warrant
By DOMENIC POLI / Reformer Staff
Posted: 04/04/2014 08:42:18 AM EDT1 Comment | Updated: 41 min ago [as of 310pm]
BRATTLEBORO — A man was shot dead by police Friday morning as authorities attempted to execute a court-ordered search warrant in Room 301 at the America’s Best Inn at 959 Putney Road.
According to Vermont State Police, the search warrant was obtained as part of an on-going drug investigation and, during the initial entry of the room, a Brattleboro Police officer fired his weapon and struck the man at roughly 5:40 a.m.