Police: 23-year-old man fatally stabbed in Bridgeport, suspect in custody

A 23-year-old man was killed in a fatal stabbing overnight in Bridgeport's South End neighborhood.

News 12 Staff

Oct 29, 2022, 2:07 PM

Updated 633 days ago

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A 23-year-old man was killed in a fatal stabbing overnight in Bridgeport's South End neighborhood.
Police say it happened Saturday morning at 4:14 a.m. in the 800 hundred block of Atlantic Street near Iranistan Avenue.
Justice Hunter, 23, of Bridgeport, was taken Bridgeport Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Lawrence Blue, 45, of Bridgeport was taken into custody in Stratford and faces a murder charge. He was considered "armed and dangerous" before his arrest on Surf Avenue.
Police said they began to receive tips on the stabbing after News 12 Connecticut reported on the incident on Saturday morning.
Police say Blue being held on a $1 million bond.
He is due in court Monday.


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