Police Make 2nd Arrest in Bridgeport Homicide

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    Bridgeport Police Department
    Davonte Gray-Brown is charged with murder in connection with the Dec. 16 fatal shooting of Dewayne Gardner.

    Bridgeport police have made a second arrest in the murder of 21-year-old Dewayne Gardner, who was shot to death in his car Dec. 16.

    Davonte Gray-Brown, 21, of Hancock Avenue in Bridgeport, is charged with murder, criminal possession of a firearm and carrying a pistol without a permit in connection with the fatal shooting. It was Bridgeport’s 13th homicide of 2013.

    Last month, 22-year-old Dominick Gonzalez was arrested and charged with murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery.

    Police believe Gardner was shot while driving his car on Poplar Street during the early morning hours of Dec. 16.

    Gray-Brown is being held on a $1 million.

    The investigation is ongoing.