LITCHFIELD, CT (WFSB) – A attorney under investigation next a fatal shooting outdoors of his law observe last yr now faces a manslaughter cost.
According to point out police, Robert Lownds Fisher, 75, of Goshen, turned himself in to them on Wednesday.
An energetic warrant was issued for Fisher’s’ arrest.
Fisher is accused of capturing 39-12 months-outdated Matthew Bromley in the head in the parking lot of the Cramer & Anderson Regulation Firm on West Avenue in Litchfield on June 7, 2021.
In accordance to the warrant, Fisher called 911 and described that Bromley, whom he reported he did not know, experienced assaulted him.
Fisher claimed that Bromley followed him to the ton, opened his auto door, and punched him in the facial area. He reported Bromley threatened to kill him for “ruining his daily life.”
Fisher mentioned he took out his gun and told Bromley to back again off, but that Bromley billed. That’s when he mentioned he fired.
Witnesses, nonetheless, reported that Bromley basically appeared to back again off at that stage.
Fisher told the dispatcher that he was bleeding a minimal and experienced some bruising, but was if not wonderful.
He stated the victim was lying on his back on the pavement.
According to the warrant, an worker of law agency stated Bromley was not a customer. Even so, Bromley did phone to inquire about a foreclosure on his mother’s property and spoke to Fisher. Having said that, Fisher explained to Bromley that he did not handle foreclosures. The back-and-forth was a bit elevated.
However, the staff mentioned that appeared to be the extent of the conversation and there was no other call given that.
Fisher is a licensed pistol teacher with no criminal file.
He was charged with initially-diploma manslaughter with a firearm.
He was released on a $50,000 bond.
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