Waterbury police identify suspect in deadly parking lot shooting

Gelson Cruz.
Gelson Cruz.(Waterbury Police Department)
Published: Sep. 27, 2022 at 4:26 PM EDT
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WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) – Waterbury police identified the suspect wanted for a deadly shooting in a convenience store parking lot.

The shooting happened on September 13 in the parking lot of the Colonial Grocer on Colonial Avenue.

Police said 26-year-old Jordan Savage was killed in the shooting.

Gelson Cruz, 22, of Waterbury, is wanted for the murder of Savage, police said.

There is a warrant out for Cruz’s arrest.

The warrant has a $2 million bond and charges of murder, criminal use of a weapon, illegal transfer of a pistol and/ or revolver, and carrying a pistol without a permit, said police.

Anyone with information on Cruz’s whereabouts is asked to call Waterbury police.