Juvenile Delinquency

Four Teens Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Chinese Food Delivery Person In Waterbury

Four Teens Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Chinese Food Delivery Person In Waterbury

WATERBURY — Police say four teenagers ordered takeout food so they could rob the delivery person, and now those teens face felony murder charges.

Helena Vargas, 59, of Waterbury, was fatally shot in the throat outside 70 Linden St. as she sat in the delivery car for Golden Wok, an East Main Street restaurant that also lost a delivery worker in a robbery-murder 25 years ago this month.

Court documents say a female teen placed the phone order Tuesday night to lure the delivery car to 70 Linden St. and another girl waited on the front porch for the car to arrive while two males, both armed with guns, hid in the dark on a side of the home.

Vargas, a passenger in the...

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