Police Searching for Suspect in Bridgeport Murder

Bernard Brandon
Bridgeport Police

Police have identified a suspect in the death of a 28-year-old Bridgeport man in February and they are searching for him.

Bernard Brandon, 32, is suspected of killing 28-year-old Javoni Patton, of Bridgeport, on Feb. 11, according to Bridgeport police.

Police said they found Patton suffering from several gunshot wounds when they responded to Stratford and Connecticut avenues just after 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 and he died at Bridgeport Hospital soon after arriving.

Patton had been shot several times and investigators found his car a short distance away, with the driver’s door open and personal items strewn about.

The Bridgeport Police Homicide Squad has an active warrant for the arrest of Brandon, whose last known address of 405 Hollister Avenue, 2nd Floor, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Police said he will be charged with murder, criminal possession of a pistol or revolver, carrying pistol without a permit and a weapon in a motor vehicle and bond will be set at $1 million.

Police ask anyone with information to call 203-581-5224 or 911.

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