SPRAGUE, Conn. (CBS Connecticut and AP) – Connecticut police are investigating a fatal shooting in the small town of Sprague.

State police say troopers responded to a disturbance at a home at 1  Bay Street  in town just before midnight Thursday and found a man  outside suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds.

The victim, 31 year old Steven Devost was taken by ambulance to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause and manner of death.

No word on arrests, but police said there is no threat to the public.

The rural town in eastern Connecticut has about 3,000 residents.

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