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New Haven, Westport deaths may be related, police say

Police said they are investigating whether the fatal shooting of a local business owner in New Haven is related to a death in Westport. New Haven police said 45-year-old Gordon Shwisha was shot to death in his car in the parking lot of his architectural lighting business, Electrix Inc., shortly before 8 a.m. Monday. Authorities said another man was found dead at a Westport home after Shwisha was killed. Assistant New Haven Police Chief Archie Generoso told the New Haven Register that detectives are investigating the deaths as a possible murder-suicide and a “domestic situation.”

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