WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (WTNH)–The family of a man shot and killed by police in Willimantic is looking for answers.
The parents of 39-year-old Kyron Sands spoke for the first time Tuesday evening.
He was killed back in February. Police say it all started when he tried to break into a home in Norwich with a gun.
He allegedly shot at police and carjacked two drivers. Police say he was shot in the stomach.
His family says an autopsy shows he was shot from behind.
Sands had a mental illness. His family says he was off his medication at the time.
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