Optometrist Kissel made an appointment with another eye doctor under an assumed name, appeared at the other doctor’s office, and shot him twice, once in the head and once in the hand. Kissel was then trapped in the office. When Seymour police arrived, Kissel reportedly lunged at them, and they shot him to death. The other doctor survived.

ID: 2264

Victms Name: Dennis Kissel
Age: 60
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: Seymour
County: New Haven
State: CT
Zip Code: 6483
Country: United States of America

Agency: Seymour Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Optometrist Kissel made an appointment with another eye doctor under an assumed name, appeared at the other doctor’s office, and shot him twice, once in the head and once in the hand. Kissel was then trapped in the office. When Seymour police arrived, Kissel reportedly lunged at them, and they shot him to death. The other doctor survived.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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