Waterbury Police Searching for ‘Armed and Dangerous' Man Suspected in Attempted Murder

Waterbury police are looking for a man suspected in an attempted murder in front of a liquor store on Willow Street, at Woodlawn Terrace, around 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 and said he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Surveillance video shows a man wearing a dark mask and jacket come around the corner onto Willow Street and begin shooting and another camera angle shows three men standing nearby, one of whom was shot in the throat.

Waterbury police are currently looking for 18-year-old Levar S. Roach and said they have an arrest warrant charging him with criminal attempt at murder, illegal discharge of a firearm, first-degree reckless endangerment and illegally carrying a pistol without a permit.

Roach’s last known address was on Ridgewood Street in Waterbury.

The victim who was shot was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital and police said he is still recovering.

Roach is described as 5-feet-11 and 170 pounds.

Anyone with information about Roach is asked to call the Waterbury Police at (203) 574-6941.

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