BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police say a man was gunned down on the East End, near the Stratford border last night.

They say the victim was getting in to or out of his car at the fork of Connecticut and Stratford avenues when he was shot after 8 p.m.

Officers say two nurses near the scene performed CPR on the victim, but he was pronounced dead at Bridgeport Hospital.

This is the city's first homicide of the year.