Father of teen killed by police files intent-to-sue notice

Bridgeport police investigating the incident that killed Jayson Negron, May 9, 2017 (WTNH)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The father of a 15-year-old boy killed by a Connecticut officer has filed a legal notice saying he intends to sue the city of Bridgeport over his son’s death.

The Connecticut Post reported Wednesday (http://bit.ly/2wQmTvz ) that lawyers for Juan Negron have filed the required notice with the city.

Police Chief Armando Perez has said rookie officer James Boulay opened fire May 9 when he was nearly run over by a stolen car driven by Jayson Negron. A passenger in the car, 21-year-old Julian Fyffe, also was shot, but survived and is suing the city.

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Juan Negron alleges police were poorly trained, his son shouldn’t have been shot and “reasonable” medical care wasn’t provided after the shooting.

The city’s attorney said the shooting was a tragedy, but the city isn’t liable.