Police ID man, 27, gunned down in Bridgeport

- FILE - Bridgeport police (WTNH)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police in Bridgeport have released the name of a man who was shot to death on Christmas Eve.

The Connecticut Post reports police said Wednesday that 27-year-old Miguel Rivera, of Bridgeport, was gunned down early Saturday morning near North Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say they’re working to catch the suspected shooter.

It was the second year in a row that a fatal shooting occurred in the city on the day before Christmas. A 14-year-old boy, Luis Colon, was killed and another teen wounded in a Christmas Eve shooting a year ago.


Information from: Connecticut Post, http://www.connpost.com

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s