Suspect Involved in East Hartford Murder Arrested in Massachusetts: Police

East Hartford Police

The suspect involved in an East Hartford murder has been arrested, police said. 

Michael Gaston, 27, of Hartford, is wanted for his involvement in the murder of Marshall Wiggins on May 16. He was arrested by warrant early on Thursday morning in Clinton, Massachusetts, East Hartford Police said.

Police responded to Rector Street at 11:16 p.m. to investigate reports of gunshots and found Wiggins, a resident of the street, inside a car and suffering from gunshots.

Wiggins was brought to Hartford Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Gaston is accused of murder, felony murder, first-degree robbery, criminal possession of a pistol/firearm and carrying a pistol/revolver without a permit. 

He is being held without bail as a fugitive for justice in Clinton pending extradition. 

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