Man Charged in Fight Outside Shelton Bar

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    Michael O'Connell has been charged in an assault outside a bar in Shelton.

    Shelton police have arrested a suspect in a fight outside a local bar that sent a Derby man to the hospital early on Easter morning.

    When police responded to a fight outside Cuppy’s Cafe, at 366 Coram Ave., in Shelton at 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, police found a 52-year-old Derby man on the ground and he was going in and out of consciousness, police said.

    EMS personnel began treating the man, who sustained injuries to his face and head, and brought him to the hospital. He was listed in serious condition, but has since been released, according to police.

    Police have arrested Michael O’Connell, 21, of Shelton, who police said was at the scene when officers responded.

    O’Connell was charged with assault in the second degree and breach of peace in the second degree.

    He was held on a $50,000 bond and will appear at Derby Court on Monday.

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