Police ID Man Killed in Bridgeport Shooting

Bridgeport Police cruiser
NBC Connecticut

Police have identified a man who died after a shooting in Bridgeport on Sunday night.

Officers responded to the 100th block of Marcel Street shortly after 10 p.m. after getting a report of someone shot.

Emergency personnel found a man, later identified as 36-year-old Andre Brown, of Bridgeport, lying in a front yard with a gunshot wound to his back.

He was transported to Saint Vincent's Hospital where authorities said he later died.

Brown's death is being investigated as a homicide, police said.

At this time, detectives said they are working several strong leads. Investigators believe this is an isolated incident where Brown knew the suspect.

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jorge Cintron at (203) 581-5227 or the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at (203) 576-TIPS.

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