Police: Bridgeport Man Charged In Murder Lured His Victim With Car Alarm

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Police on Thursday arrested a man they say lured another man out of his home July 2, then fatally shot him from a neighboring yard.

Richard Evans
Richard Evans Photo Credit: Bridgeport Police Department

The Fugitive Task Force arrested Richard Evans, 37, of Dogwood Drive, and charged him with murder, criminal possession of a firearm and carrying a pistol without a permit, police said.

He was held on $1 million bond.

Evidence shows Evans lured Reginald May, 44, from his Alice Street apartment by setting off a car alarm, police said. When May came out to investigate, Evans opened fire on him from another yard, police said.

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“Great work by all that worked on the case led by Detective (Martin) Heanue,” said Police Lt. Christopher LaMaine.

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