Groton Police Make Third Arrest in Shooting Outside 99 Restaurant - NBC Connecticut

Groton Police Make Third Arrest in Shooting Outside 99 Restaurant

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    Groton Police Make Third Arrest in Shooting Outside 99 Restaurant
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    The scene at the 99 Restaurant in Groton after one person was injured after a shooting on Sunday October 2.

    Groton police have arrested a third teenage suspect in connection with the shooting of another teen outside a 99 Restaurant on Sunday, Oct. 2.

    Timothy McKoy, 18, of New London, has been charged with first-degree conspiracy to commit robbery, first-degree accessory to commit robbery and first-degree accessory to commit assault.

    Groton police previously arrested another two 17-year-olds accused in this case.

    Police said that they received a reports of a shooting from employees at the 99 Restaurant at 117 Long Hill Road around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2 and found a 17-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

    The victim was taken to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, then transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for emergency surgery.

    Police said this was not a random act of violence and those involved were not connected to the restaurant.

    McKoy was arrested while making an appearance on an unrelated charge.