Bridgeport man sentenced to 12 years for accidentally shooting, killing friend

Giovanni Ramos says he did not know the gun was loaded.

Rose Shannon

Sep 28, 2023, 4:31 PM

Updated 240 days ago

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A Bridgeport man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for accidentally killing his friend.
Giovanni Ramos shot his friend John Patrick Jr. in the head while they played with a loaded gun in June 2021.
Ramos says he did not know the gun was loaded.
Ramos was 21 at the time, and Patrick was 22.
He pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, stealing a firearm and carrying a pistol without a permit.


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