By Associated Press - Monday, July 27, 2015

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Police say a restaurant worker in Bridgeport was fatally shot last weekend.

Police say 33-year-old Derrick Hill was leaving the Rootsman Kitchen in Bridgeport around 6:30 p.m. Saturday when he was confronted by a gunman.

The shooter fired multiple shots into the restaurant after Hill ran back inside.

Police say Hill died at the scene. Another restaurant employee, 50-year-old Dennis Hines, was also struck by a bullet.

Hines sustained a gunshot wound to the buttocks and was taken to Saint Vincent’s Medical Center with injuries that aren’t life-threatening.

The shooting remains under investigation. It marks the city’s ninth homicide this year.

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