Man was stabbed in the back
6:08pm–#Bridgeport–A stabbing occurred in the 200 Block of Benham Ave. (between Park Ave and Coleman Ave.). The victim James Cleary Jr., 49 was stabbed in the upper back by Cargil A. Nicholson, age 50. Cargil was identified by a couple of witnesses who helped lead police to his apartment at 345 Benham Ave. Witnesses say they knew each other and have feuded in the past. The victim was rushed to St. Vincent’s Hospital where he died of his injuries. Audio from this report says the incident occurred shortly after 5pm it should have said shortly after 6pm.

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  1. […] Post to those on their way to work each morning.  Everyone soon learned his name when he was stabbed near his home on Benham Avenue early Tuesday Evening.  His wife Mary Cleary sells papers on State Street near Lafayette.  The […]

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