Police have released the name of the 47-year-old Waterbury man who was shot and killed during an attempted robbery at 11 p.m. on Monday.
Chester Harriot was killed during a card game inside the One to a Million Club at 848 North Main St. in Waterbury.
A group of people were playing cards there when two men came into the club and tried to rob the group, according to investigators.
Harriot was shot in the chest as he struggled with one of the intruders during the attempted robbery.
He was rushed to St. Mary's Hospital and was pronounced dead a short time later. An autopsy was performed on Thursday and the cause of death was a single gunshot wound, police said.
Police are searching for two men intruders. The description is of men between the ages of 25 to 30 with medium builds. Both are of medium height.
A cash reward is being offered for tips leading to the arrest of the suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 203-755-1234.