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Bridgeport's First Homicide Victim Of Year Identified

The area where a man was found lying in the roadway with numerous gunshot wounds.
The area where a man was found lying in the roadway with numerous gunshot wounds. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

Bridgeport's first homicide victim of 2020 has been identified by police.

Abdul Hassan Lemon, 38, of Bridgeport, was found lying on Remington Street around 1:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 10, said Bridgeport Police Capt. Brian Fitzgerald.

Police responded to the area after receiving notification of shots fired from the Shotspotter system, as well as calls from area residents, Fitzgerald said.

Once on the scene, officers found Lemon lying in the street suffering from several gunshot wounds, he added.

Lemon was transported by medics to Bridgeport Hospital where he died, Fitzgerald said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Cintron at 203-581-5227 or call the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.

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