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 Attorneyâ€™s office. The name of the victim is being withheld upon notification of family members and out of respect for their privacy.