Police confirm victim’s identity in Bridgeport’s first homicide of 2020

Bridgeport police say the victim in the city's first homicide of the year was 38-year-old Abdul Lemon.

News 12 Staff

Jan 10, 2020, 10:40 AM

Updated 1,557 days ago

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Bridgeport police say the victim in the city's first homicide of the year was 38-year-old Abdul Lemon.
Police say their ShotSpotter detection system picked up gunfire on Remington Street around 1:30 a.m.
They say when officers arrived they found Lemon, who lived on the street, suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was taken to Bridgeport Hospital and later died.
Police say they are still working on a possible motive for the killing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jorge Cintron at 203-581-5227 or the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.
Last year, the city had 17 homicides. In 2018, it had 23.
 


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