DEEP: Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Releases Name of Colebrook Hunting Incident Victim

October 17, 2011
 
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Releases Name of Colebrook Hunting Incident Victim

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today released the name of the victim of the hunting-related shooting in Colebrook yesterday, Sunday October 16, 2011.

The name of the victim is Richard N. Lesniewski, 65 of Litchfield (DOB: 9/16/1946).  The victim was shot yesterday at the Harwinton Rod and Gun Club in Colebrook.  He was transported to Hartford Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The incident is under investigation by DEEP Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police Hunting Incident Reconstruction Unit.  No further information is available at this time.