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.

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