14-Year-Old Killed Leaving Party - NBC Connecticut

14-Year-Old Killed Leaving Party

Justin Thompson was walking home with friends when he was shot in the head.



    A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed early Sunday morning in Bridgeport.

    Justin Thompson was walking home after leaving a party when he was shot in the head.

    Thompson was with several friends on Seaview Avenue around 12:30 a.m. when two men approached them and started shooting, according to witnesses.

    He was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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    Two others were shot as well.

    Benny Turner, 21, was shot in the hand, and Travon Phidd, 20, was shot in the leg. Both were treated for their injuries, but will survive, according to authorities.

    Friends gathered on Sunday night to remember Thompson and placed candles and flowers at the spot where the teen was shot.

    Police do not have a good description of the two shooters and asked anyone with information on Thompson's murder to call them.