Stamford man killed in lightning strike

Family and friends of a Stamford man are in mourning after he was killed by a bolt of lightning Saturday.Romeo Briscoe, 29, was fishing on

BRIDGEPORT - Family and friends of a Stamford man are in mourning after he was killed by a bolt of lightning Saturday.

Romeo Briscoe, 29, was fishing on a jetty in Bridgeport's Seaside Park when a storm swept in quickly, police say. Three other men were hurt, but they are all recovering.

Briscoe's longtime girlfriend and older sister say he was a loving man who would do anything for his family and friends. They also say his favorite hobby was fishing.

Funeral arrangements have yet to be announced.

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