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Man Found Shot In Vehicle In Fairfield County Dies From Injuries, Police Say

A Connecticut man found shot in a vehicle in Bridgeport has died from his injuries.
A Connecticut man found shot in a vehicle in Bridgeport has died from his injuries. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A Connecticut man who was found shot in a vehicle in Fairfield County has died from his injuries.

The 27-year-old New Haven County resident from Ansoniad was found around 11:27 p.m.on Monday, July 12 when Bridgeport Police responded to the area of Gregory Street and Rennel Court on the report of shots fired with a party down. 

Upon arrival, officers observed a crowd of citizens surrounding a vehicle parked on Rennell Court with an unresponsive man in the driver’s seat, said Captain Kevin Gilleran.

The man was quickly transported to Bridgeport Hospital with a critical gunshot wound. He died early Tuesday, July 13, Gilleran added.

The Detective Bureau Homicide and Identification Units have responded and taken charge of the investigation. 

 Although they are at the early stages of this investigation, they are currently working on several leads, Gilleran said. 

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Robert Winkler at 203-581-5244 or utilize the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.

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