Suzanne Laprise Wiki – Suzanne Laprise Biography
Suzanne Laprise, A woman in Connecticut allegedly opened fire in the lobby of a police department Thursday night. The Bristol Police Department announced on Facebook that Suzanne Laprise of Plainville, Connecticut, was detained by police after firing several bullets into the lobby office window. According to the department, Laprise, 51, arrived at the scene at approximately 10:35 p.m. when her desk was unoccupied. Laprise fired additional bullets into the bullet-resistant glass of the desk after the officers attempted to negotiate, police said. While bullet-resistant glass prevented officers from being injured, the department announced in a separate Facebook post that the lobby was “closed to walk-in complaints to allow for repairs and maintenance.” “BPD wants to recognize the heroic actions of our officers last night,” the department added in a statement on X, formerly known as Twitter. “Despite a truly deadly incident, they responded with calm, poise and professionalism, causing no loss of life or serious injury to anyone.”
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Woman arrested for opening fire inside Bristol Police Department lobby
Laprise was released from the hospital early Friday after receiving an evaluation, police said. She was charged with multiple counts including unlawful discharge of a firearm, unlawful carrying of firearms under the influence of drugs/alcohol, criminal use of a weapon, first-degree criminal mischief, criminal attempt/murder under special circumstances, and violation of peace in the second degree. While the incident remains under investigation by the Connecticut State Police Central District Major Crimes Division and the Office of the Inspector General, Laprise was arraigned on Friday. After originally being held on $3,000,000 bail, Judge Maureen M. Keegan reduced the amount to $1 million during her arraignment, CT Insider reports. The judge asked Laprise to come up with $300,000 to be released, CT Insider reports. According to The Associated Press, Laprise is scheduled to return to court on October 17 and remains in custody. Laprise worked for a state agency that helps people with developmental disabilities and retired in 2020, David Napierkowski, Laprise’s public defender, told the Associated Press. “This is an ongoing matter. She is innocent until proven guilty,” Napierkowski, who said Laprise has a son with Down syndrome, told the Associated Press. In court, Napierkowski told the judge that he had never had a run-in with the law before, CT Insider reports. He said his client helped other people with Down syndrome and volunteered at church.