BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A 21-year-old Bridgeport man who was shot to death early Tuesday is the city's first homicide victim of the year, police said.
At 12:28 a.m., officers responded to a report of shots fired at The Snack Shop at 604 Newfield Ave., according to a police statement.
Before officers arrived, the victim had been transported to Bridgeport Hospital by private car, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
The victim was identified as Jawuan Green, of 61 Read St., police said. He had turned 21 on Sunday.
A crime scene was located in and around The Snack Shop, police said.
There were 23 homicides in Bridgeport in 2017.
Anyone with information should call 203-576-TIPS.
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