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Groton Town police searching for 2 suspects in Sunday shooting

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Groton — Police said they're closing in on finding the two people they believe were involved in the Sunday afternoon shooting of a man in the 99 Restaurant parking lot.

Groton Town police Lt. John Varone said police aren't releasing more details about the suspects at this time.

The shooting occurred about 4:40 p.m. in the parking lot of the 117 Long Hill Road restaurant. Varone said the male victim, who was shot in the abdomen, underwent surgery overnight at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

None of the three people involved was a patron of the restaurant, Varone said.

He reiterated that police believe the shooting was targeted and that there's no ongoing risk to the public.


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