Groton Police Chief Donald Palma released a written statement this morning about an apparent suicide that the department investigated on Wednesday, December 19:
On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at approximately 10:15 a.m. Groton Police responded to a report of a shooting on Pleasant Street. On investigation Officers found a deceased elderly male in his home with what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The incident is being investigated by the Groton Police and State Police Troopers assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney”s office. The name of the victim is being withheld upon notification of family members and out of respect for their privacy.