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.