One Dead After Shooting on Route 8 North in Bridgeport

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Police responded to Route 8 North in Bridgeport early Tuesday morning to investigate reports of a shooting and found a shooting victim who later died at the hospital. State police said they are investigating the death as a homicide.

State police said two people had transported to the hospital. One person had serious, life-threatening injuries and the other person's injuries are not life-threatening, according to investigators.

State troopers responded to the scene just before 3:30 p.m. and found a male suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was transported to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries, according to state police. They have not released his name.

Detectives from the Connecticut State Police-Western District Major Crimes Squad are investigating. State police said this appears to be an isolated incident and the victim was targeted.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiners will conduct an autopsy.

Anyone with information is urged to call Troop G Barracks at 203-696-2500 .

Route 8 North was closed between exits 4 and 5 for hours and reopened at 11:11 a.m.

Bridgeport police are investigating a homicide after a man found with several gunshot wounds following a crash in Bridgeport on Monday night died.

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