Bridgeport PD seeks person of interest in fatal shooting

Bridgeport police have released a surveillance video showing a person of interest in the murder of 26-year-old Michael Watkins.



As News 12 has reported, police arrested Jovane Brown, who can be seen on the video at St. Vincent's Medical Center being carried in by 27-year-old Willard Hargrove.



Police say Brown shot Watkins Friday night at 438 Berkshire Ave. They say Watkins - who had a legal permit to carry a handgun - fired back, striking Brown in the chest.



Authorities say they want to know more about the activities of Hargrove. They are asking anyone with information about the Bridgeport native to call 203-576-TIPS.


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