Funeral held for Trumbull Gardens shooting victim Savonnie McNeil

Police say the victim killed at an apartment complex shooting in Bridgeport on June 12, 2015 is 37-year-old Savonnie McNeil, of Shelton.

Police say the victim killed at an apartment complex shooting in Bridgeport on June 12, 2015 is 37-year-old Savonnie McNeil, of Shelton. (6/18/15)

BRIDGEPORT - Savonnie McNeil, the man killed in the Trumbull Gardens shooting, was laid to rest Thursday.

The final goodbyes for McNeil, of Shelton, began with a wake and were followed by a funeral at the Messiah Baptist Church.

McNeil was hanging out with friends in a parking lot near where he grew up when the three gunmen fired over 40 bullets from semi-automatic weapons.

Eight other people were wounded in the shooting.

Police say they have some strong leads they are pursuing in the case.

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