Attorney charged in fatal Litchfield shooting

LITCHFIELD — A law firm turned himself in Wednesday in link with a deadly capturing outdoors his legislation business final June, in accordance to law enforcement sources.

Robert Fisher was charged with initially-diploma manslaughter and launched on $50,000 bond, resources verified to Hearst Connecticut Media.

Fisher’s legal professional, William Conti, of the Legislation Offices of Conti, Levy & Salerno, confirmed Wednesday that his consumer experienced turned himself in.

“This is a case of appropriate self-defense,” Conti informed Hearst Connecticut Media.

Point out police ended up named to the legislation agency, Cramer & Anderson, in Litchfield, around 5 p.m. June 7, 2021, for a disturbance with gunfire. There they located 39-year-old Matthew Bromley, a previous Torrington resident, shot in the head in the parking good deal. He was afterwards pronounced lifeless, according to earlier reports.

The law business put Fisher, a single of its senior associates, on depart just after the shooting as state law enforcement earlier identified him as the “subject of the investigation.”

Bromley’s relatives and Cramer & Anderson have been not instantly out there for remark Wednesday night.

Matthew Bromley, who lived in Virginia at the time, was going to his mom while she was less than end-of-daily life hospice treatment, his sister, Ericka Bromley, explained in a previous tale. He was also on the lookout for work prospects to remain in the condition.

“It was not truthful to my brother to have his lifestyle taken from him,” Ericka Bromley mentioned in previous reviews.

Point out law enforcement previously stated they considered Fisher and Bromley understood every single other, but had been uncertain how particularly.

Cramer & Anderson unveiled a statement in July 2021 stating that there was no report of Bromley ever currently being a client of the business, “or becoming detailed as an adversarial bash.”

A total conviction history was not offered for Bromley, but court data confirmed Bromley was convicted of carrying a hazardous weapon and 2nd-degree burglary in two separate incidents in Torrington in 2003. He was sentenced to 18 months in jail for equally offenses, which he served at the very same time as the weapon cost, in accordance to prior studies.

Bromley was also arrested in 2002 on charges of carrying a weapon and carrying a weapon in a motor vehicle in Harwinton. He pleaded responsible and was given a 3-12 months suspended sentence with 3 several years of conditional discharge. In 2011, Bromley pleaded responsible to driving less than the impact and targeted traffic violations, preceding experiences stated.

A number of other court docket information linked with Bromley had been destroyed as of 2021, judicial process employees claimed in prior reviews.

Fisher most just lately specialized in real estate regulation but worked on civil and legal defense scenarios early in his profession, in accordance to the law firm’s site.

Litchfield County Bar Association President Ryan Henry explained previous calendar year that Fisher, a Vietnam veteran, was a very well-appreciated and respected member of the bar. He also stated Fisher was not another person he would anticipate to be concerned in a confrontation, contacting Fisher a “cool, relaxed guy,” in a report past calendar year.