By | June 12, 2021

Lee Waskiewicz Death – How did Lee Waskiewicz die? – cause of death – dead : obituary – tributes

Lee Waskiewicz Cause of death – What happened?

  • Date of death: June 7, 2021
  • Death Age: 47-year-old
  • Cause of Death : shot dead

The Attorney General’s Office is conducting an investigation of a fatal police-involved shooting that occurred on Monday morning, June 7, in Bayonne, N.J.

The decedent has been identified as Lee Waskiewicz, 47, who lived at the address where the shooting occurred.

The officers of the Bayonne Police Department who fired their service weapons at Mr. Waskiewicz are Officer Timothy Ballance Jr. and Officer Edward Taveras.

According to the preliminary investigation, uniformed officers of the Bayonne Police Department responded just after 6:30 a.m. to a 911 call reporting a domestic disturbance at a residence in the first block of West 1st Street.

Shortly after arrival, officers approached Mr. Waskiewicz in a stairwell, but he retreated up the stairs.

Mr. Waskiewicz came back to the stairs armed with a knife.

During a second interaction in the stairwell, Officers Ballance and Taveras fired their service weapons, fatally wounding Mr. Waskiewicz.

Officers rendered medical aid until emergency medical personnel arrived and transported Mr. Waskiewicz to Bayonne Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 7:43 a.m.

Lee Waskiewicz Obituary, Funeral Arrangement

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