(Bridgeport, CT – April 8, 2013) – Police Monday released the identity of a man shot in the leg over the weekend.

The victim was identified as Daquan Brown, 19, of Seaview Avenue. Police Officer Esther Hailey was dispatched at 2:36 a.m. Sunday to the 1000 block of Park Avenue and found Brown there. He was shot in the left leg.

He told Hailey that he was walking with his brother in the area of Iranistan Avenue and Laurel Avenue when they encountered a male arguing with several people. The man pulled out a gun and started firing it, the victim stated.

The victim and his brother then ran, he stated, and got separated.

At the hospital, the victim was uncooperative with police and refused to provide a contact number for his brother despite texting him from the hospital.

By Stephen Krauchick

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