Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in two separate Bridgeport shootings

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BRIDGEPORT -

One man died and another was injured after two separate shootings in Bridgeport, police say.

Both incidents happened over the weekend. One man was shot Saturday in the 500 block of Barnum Avenue around noon.

Police say the victim was taken to the hospital and was listed in critical condition.

The second incident happened Sunday when a 50-year-old man was fatally shot outside the Citgo gas station on Reservoir Avenue around 9 a.m.

Police say the man was shot multiple times including in the head. A gun was recovered at the scene and police say they arrested Jayvell Washington, 39, a few hours after the shooting. 

Washington is being held on $1 million bond and is due in court today.

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