Bridgeport Police UPDATE: On August 28, 2021, at approximately 12:31 p.m. Bridgeport Police responded to the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue on the report of a motor vehicle accident with shots fired and a party down
.The operator and sole occupant of a red Honda CR-V had been shot and involved in a motor vehicle accident. The victim, identified as 21-year-old Jamel Hayden of Bridgeport Ct, was quickly transported to St Vincent’s where he later died .The Detective Bureau Homicide and Identification Units have responded and taken charge of the investigation. Detectives are in the early stages of this investigation and working on several strong leads. Evidence at the crime scene has been processed and the area around 100 Lincoln Avenue is currently open to the normal flow of traffic.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Keith Hanson at 203-581-5243 or utilize the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.
2021-08-28@12:31pm–#Bridgeport CT–Police received a call for a car accident in the mid-100 block of Lincoln Avenue but were also receiving calls for shots fired in the area. Firefighters discovered that the person was in fact shot and called for the Lucas device, mechanical chest compression device to the scene and asked EMS who was staged because of the shots fired to “step it up”.
The driver hit 3 vehicles possibly due to being shot while driving. A crime scene was set up and detectives called to the scene. Multiple sources have told me the victim died from his wounds.