BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man in Bridgeport.

Dwayne Gardner was shot several times in the torso on Poplar Street after 2 a.m. Monday Police say Gardner tried to drive away from the scene, and was able to get about a block away before crashing into a parked blue truck across from Bryant Elementary.

A woman who identified herself as Gardner’s cousin told News 12 that he lived on the north end of town, and that she isn’t sure why he was driving in the area.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact them at 203-581-5201.

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