- Associated Press - Thursday, December 29, 2016

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Police in Bridgeport have released the name of a man who was shot to death on Christmas Eve.

The Connecticut Post reports (https://bit.ly/2iGyGZk ) police said Wednesday that 27-year-old Miguel Rivera, of Bridgeport, was gunned down early Saturday morning near North Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say they’re working to catch the suspected shooter.


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It was the second year in a row that a fatal shooting occurred in the city on the day before Christmas. A 14-year-old boy, Luis Colon, was killed and another teen wounded in a Christmas Eve shooting a year ago.

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Information from: Connecticut Post, https://www.connpost.com

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