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Wake held for Bridgeport man killed in shooting

A wake was held in Bridgeport Sunday for a man who was shot and killed in the city last weekend. According to police, 34-year-old Miguel Martinez was fatally shot by Efrain Rivera. The shooting occurred

News 12 Staff

May 11, 2015, 6:41 AM

Updated 3,328 days ago

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A wake was held in Bridgeport Sunday for a man who was shot and killed in the city last weekend.
According to police, 34-year-old Miguel Martinez was fatally shot by Efrain Rivera. The shooting occurred after Martinez and his brother, Jose, confronted Rivera about alleged threats he made.
Miguel Martinez was rushed to Bridgeport Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His brother was shot in the shoulder.
The wake was held from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Luz de Paz Funeral Home on East Washington Avenue in Bridgeport.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Peter's Church on Colorado Avenue, also in Bridgeport.
Rivera was arraigned last Monday on charges of murder, criminal attempt at murder and first-degree assault.


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