22-year-old man fatally shot at PT Barnum Housing Complex in Bridgeport
A 22-year-old Shelton man was fatally shot at the PT Barnum Housing Complex in Bridgeport marking the city's 11th homicide of the year, police say.
The deadly shooting happened Monday at 8:30 p.m. at the PT Barnum Housing Complex.
Police became aware of a ShotSpotter activation and several residents reporting shots fired with a person shot near buildings 10 and 11.
Officers and EMS responded to the scene to find the 22-year-old Shelton man laying down on the ground next to building 11 suffering from numerous gunshot wounds. The victim has been identified as Kyle Dear.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators say detectives are working several leads to locate the suspect or suspects.
Anyone with information is asked to call Homicide Detective Thomas Harper at 203-581-5239 or to call the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.