Police Identify Man In Sprague Shooting Death
This article was published on: 12/16/17 3:14 PM by Mike Minarsky
Sprague, CT. (December 15, 2017): On December 14, 2017 at approximately 11:55 p.m., Troopers from Troop E responded to a disturbance that occurred at a residence located at 1 Bay Street in the town of Sprague.
Upon arriving at the scene Troopers located a male victim, identified as 31 year old Steven J Devost (of that address, who had sustained life threatening gunshot wounds. The victim was transported by ambulance to Backus Hospital and later pronounced deceased.
Detectives from Eastern District Major Crime responded to the scene and have assumed the investigation. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will be conducting a post-mortem examination in order to determine exact cause and manner of death.
This incident remains under investigation and there is no threat to the public. Anyone who thinks they may have any information is asked to please contact Detectives at 860-896-3230 or text TIP711 with any information to 274637. All calls/texts will remain confidential.