Suspect Sought in Murder at Waterbury Bar

LUIS CASTRO 1200
Waterbury Police

Waterbury Police are searching for a man suspected in the murder of a man at a local bar on Saturday

Police said Harry Mendoza, 35, was involved in an altercation with a group of men at Bobby's D bar on Whitewood Road around 2 a.m. and was shot in his chest and thigh.

He was transported to Waterbury Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 6:30 a.m.

On Sunday, police said they obtained an arrest warrant charging  Luis Castro, 47, with murder, first-degree reckless endangerment and illegal discharge of a firearm. Bond is set at $1 million.

Castro remains at large and is considered dangerous.

Anyone with information on where he is should call Waterbury Police.

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