Bridgeport Man Gunned Down On City Street In Targeted Attack, Police Say

A 37-year-old Fairfield County man has died after being shot multiple times on a city street in what police are calling a targeted attack.

<p>The area of the murder.</p>

The area of the murder.

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The incident took place in Bridgeport around 1:30 a.m., Friday, June 10 in the 100 block of Pricilla Circle.

When police arrived on the scene, they found the Bridgeport man lying down in the street with multiple gunshot wounds, said Capt. Kevin Gilleran of the Bridgeport Police.

AMR ambulance arrived and quickly transported the victim to an area hospital where he later died, Gilleran said,

The detective bureau has since processed the crime scene, collected several items of evidence, and is working on several strong leads, he added.

"This appears to be an isolated incident where the victim knew his attacker(s)," Gilleran said.

The Bridgeport Police Department has notified the next of kin, but the victim has not yet been identified. 

"We offer our sincerest condolences to the victim’s family and friends," Gilleran added.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Homicide Detective Martin Heanue at 203-581-5242 or utilize the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.

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