Sam Alexie Jr. (7214)

10/2/2012: Bethel Police Department responded to a disturbance. When BPD officers arrived at the scene, witnesses told them that one person had a gun, and there were still people in the house. As officers were evacuating two people from the residence, they were confronted by Sam Alexie Jr., 24, who was holding a rifle. Officers told Alexi to drop the weapon. Instead, Alexi pointed the weapon at the police and was shot and killed. Samuel Symmes wasn’t the shooting officer, but was assisting at the scene. The state charged him with three misdemeanors: two counts of DUI and one count of misconduct involving a weapon.

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