State Police: one person dead following shooting in North Stonington

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NORTH STONINGTON -- Connecticut State Police have confirmed that one person has died in a shooting in North Stonington Wednesday.

Around 4:15 p.m., troopers from Troop E responded to 628 Lantern Hill Road after reports of a shooting. Police said when they arrived, they saw one person suffering from a gun shot wound and was suffering from life-threatening injuries. Around 9:50 p.m., state police confirmed in a tweet that the person shot was pronounced dead.

Both, state police and Eastern District Major Crime said they are still investigating the incident and have identified a person of interest. State police said there is no threat to the public or community.

If anyone has, or thinks they may have any information regarding this homicide is asked to contact state police detectives at 860-870-5595 or text TIP711 with any information to 274637. All calls and texts will remain confidential.