Newspaper: Untrained officers fired pellets

Updated: October 27, 2004, 7:28 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- An independent panel led by a former U.S. attorney will investigate the death of a woman who was shot by police using pellet guns to subdue a crowd of rowdy baseball fans.


Police Commissioner Kathleen M. O'Toole announced the investigation Tuesday. Victoria Snelgrove, an Emerson College junior, was killed last week when she was hit in the eye by a pepper gas pellet during a raucous street celebration that began after the Red Sox won the American League ...

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