Man Shoots, Kills Man During Attempted Stabbing in Bridgeport: Police

A man has died after another man shot and killed him following an attempted stabbing in Bridgeport on Sunday night, according to police.

Officers were called to Noble Avenue and Shelton Street around 6:15 p.m.

When police arrived, they said they found a man, later identified as 41-year-old Jose Perez-Ortiz, of Monroe, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Authorities said Perez-Ortiz was taken to Bridgeport Hospital, where he later died.

The shooting was captured on a nearby video system and shows Perez-Ortiz attempting to stab the man. The man then drew a gun and fired it, hitting Perez-Ortiz, according to police.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Heanue at (203) 581-5242.

Police have not identified the shooter.

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