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D.A.’s office investigating fatal police shooting in Marlborough

Marlborough – The Middlesex District Attorney’s office released this statement yesterday afternoon:

The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office is conducting an investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding a fatal police-involved shooting that occurred Monday evening at 52 Meadow Brook Road in Marlborough.

According to authorities at approximately 8 p.m. Monday, November 12, Marlborough Police responded to 52 Meadow Brook Road for a domestic disturbance to assist in the removal of an unwanted person from a residence.  Upon arrival, police were confronted by a man armed with a knife.  A Marlborough police officer discharged his weapon.  The man, identified as Bryce Coutinho, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The circumstances of the shooting incident remain under investigation.  The justifiability of the police involved shooting will be investigated by the District Attorney’s Office, per protocol.  The investigation remains active and ongoing.

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Posted by on Nov 14 2012. Filed under Byline Stories, Marlborough, Police & Fire, This Just In. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

1 Comment for “D.A.’s office investigating fatal police shooting in Marlborough”

  1. Old saying never bring a knife to a gun fight

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