WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) – The Connecticut U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting at a Waterbury social club.
Waterbury police said 29-year-old Joshua Morales was arrested Wednesday in connection to the July 16 murder of a 40-year-old man at the Waterbury social club, The Bunker. Two other people were shot in the incident.
Morales faces charges of murder, assault, possession of a large capacity magazine, illegal altercation of a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm, and use of a machine gun in a violent crime. He was arraigned Wednesday and his being held on a $3.5 million bond.
Police also arrested 34-year-old German Pena-Lopez in July in connection to the shooting. He faces charges of illegal possession of weapons in a motor vehicle, carrying a pistol without a permit, first-degree threatening and illegal sale of a firearm.
Police are still searching for 34-year-old Andrew Dennis from Waterbury, who is the owner of The Bunker. Dennis is wanted for second-degree reckless endangerment and operation of an unlicensed bar.
Anyone with information on Dennis’ whereabouts is asked to call the Waterbury Police Department at (203) 755-1234 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (203) 755-1234.