Teen murder suspect appears in court

BRIDGEPORT - The 18-year-old accused of killing a 16-year-old outside a dance in Bridgeport over the weekend went before a judge Monday.

Johnny Hyman is accused of shooting Anthony Padilla following a dance at the Hall Neighborhood House Friday night.

The shooting came after a fight broke out at the dance between two groups of girls. Police say it does not appear that Padilla was the intended target of the shooting.

Police are still investigating if Padilla was involved in the fight.

Hyman is due back in court March 9.

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