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Connecticut Man Fatally Shot; Suspects Flee In Car

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting in Bridgeport that left a 21-year-old man dead.

Bridgeport authorities say a witness reported seeing an altercation between two people on Park Avenue prior to the shooting Sunday. Police say Ryan Hernandez, of Bridgeport, was shot at least once in the chest. He was taken to St. Vincent’s Medical Center, where he later died.

Authorities say the suspects fled in a dark-colored sedan.

Police are interviewing witnesses and collecting security video, if any, from the area.

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