Newington Police Release Photo of Plaza Azteca Assault Suspect

Newington police continue to investigate a fight in the parking lot of Plaza Azteca on July 1 and they have released a photo of a suspect.

Police said the man in the photo is suspected of assaulting several people at the restaurant on the Berlin Turnpike, and he might be from the Waterbury area.

According to police, a man used a pistol to hit at least two men in the face and the pistol fired. One person was struck with the ricochet or bullet fragments, according to police.

Newington police are looking for information and ask anyone with information to contact Detective Larry DeSimone at 860-594-6239 or email at

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