Investigation Launched Into Waterbury 911 Call

(WATERBURY,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  – A  telecommunicator  is has been placed on administrative leave  while Waterbury Police conduct an internal investigation of her handling of the 911 call reporting  a fatal shooting.Nicole Scarino, police say , is a complaint clerk, not a 911 dispatcher.

59 year old Helena Vargas was  shot while  delivering food from a Chinese restaurant. A man was assaulted and injured. He was the one who made the call and it  appears Scarino had difficulty understanding as he tried to communicate information in  English.

Listen to the entire call here:


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