Teen faces sentencing in fatal Bpt. shooting

A Bridgeport teenager faces sentencing today in the shooting death of 24-year-old Orlando Pizzaro.Christian Ordonez, 16, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter before his trial was

BRIDGEPORT - A Bridgeport teenager faces sentencing today in the shooting death of 24-year-old Orlando Pizzaro.

Christian Ordonez, 16, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter before his trial was about to start. Ordonez faces up to 40 years in prison.

Authorities say Ordonez shot Pizzaro twice following an argument.

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