1 dead, 1 hurt in shooting; suspect in custody

Bridgeport police say one person is dead and another is injured following a shooting early Sunday morning. According to police, brothers Miguel and Jose Martinez

Efrain Rivera facing charges of murder, criminal attempt at murder and first-degree assault.

Efrain Rivera facing charges of murder, criminal attempt at murder and first-degree assault. (5/3/15)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police say one person is dead and another is injured following a shooting early Sunday morning.

According to police, brothers Miguel and Jose Martinez went to 723 Ogden St. just after 1 a.m. to confront Efrain Rivera about threats he allegedly made against them. An altercation ensued, and Rivera allegedly shot the brothers.

Police arrested Rivera, 39, shortly after. They say he confessed to the shooting after being apprehended.

Miguel Martinez, 34, was rushed to Bridgeport Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Jose Martinez, 32, was shot in the shoulder and was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital. He is expected to be OK.

Rivera is facing charges of murder, criminal attempt at murder and first-degree assault. He is being held on $1 million bond.

The shooting marks the city's sixth homicide of the year.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Healthy Heart: Heart attack symptoms in women
2 12 on Health: Foods that help fight diseases
VIDEO: News conference on East Haven plane crash. 3 VIDEO: News conference on East Haven plane crash
4 Scholar Athlete: David Bates
One person was killed and another was injured 5 East Haven FD: Plane crashes near Tweed Airport

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE