Funeral held for Bridgeport father fatally shot before Christmas

A funeral was held Thursday for one of two men fatally shot before Christmas.

News 12 Staff

Jan 7, 2021, 10:37 PM

Updated 1,255 days ago

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A funeral was held Thursday for one of two men fatally shot before Christmas.
Hundreds of people paid their respects to 24-year-old Andrew Stephenson in Bridgeport at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit on Union Avenue.
Known affectionately as "Baba" to his friends and family, Stephenson is remembered as a hard-working family man who was "just trying to live his life" when he was shot to death along with another person on Connecticut Avenue on the morning of Dec. 20.
Stevenson's dad tells News 12 he was with his son just minutes before the fatal shooting, which remains under investigation.
Stevenson leaves behind two children. 
Police asking for the public's help solving the double homicide case. They say anyone with information should call 203-576-TIPS.


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