Suspect in Fatal Groton Shooting Detained at Canadian Border

Groton Town Police Department

A 24-year-old man is dead after a shooting outside Ryan’s Pub in Groton over the weekend and police say the "armed and dangerous" suspect has been detained at the Canadian border.

Police had a warrant for the arrest of Dante Hughes, 30, for his connection to a fatal shooting. 

On Sunday, police said they were called to the business at 112 Fort Hill Road around 1:35 a.m. When they arrived they found the victim, identified as Joseph Gingerella, of Groton, in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds.

Gingerella was taken to L&M Hospital in New London where he was pronounced dead. 

No other details were immediately available. 

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