A Fairfield County man wanted in connection with the murder of his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend has surrendered to police.
Miguel Rojas, age 28, of Bridgeport, surrendered to police to face charges in connection to the Friday, Dec. 3 homicide of Jalen Parilla, said Scott Appleby, director of Emergency management for Bridgeport.
According to witnesses, Rojas, who has two children with his ex-girlfriend, shot Parilla, age 37, of Stratford.
After the shooting, Parilla was rushed to Saint Vincent's Hospital where he died a short time later.
Following the homicide, police put out an urgent alert looking for Rojas.
Rojas was charged with:
- Use of a firearm in a felony
- Carrying a pistol without a permit
- Rise of Injury to a child
His bond was set at $1 million.
He will be arraigned on Monday, Dec. 6.
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