Elderly Milford man shot, killed at Bridgeport apartment complex

BRIDGEPORT - Police say a 68-year-old Milford man has died after being shot this afternoon at a senior housing complex in Bridgeport.

Police say 55-year-old Wilfredo Fernandez shot and killed home health aide Jose Batista. They say Batista was calling on an elderly woman who lives in the apartment complex.

Neighbors say Fernandez lives next to the apartment Batista was visiting this afternoon, and has caused problems in the complex before.

Police say Fernandez is facing a number of charges including murder. He is being held on $1 million bond.

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