BRIDGEPORT—On Thursday December 16, 2021 at 2116 hours, the Bridgeport Emergency
Communications Center received a call of a party shot in Sammy’s Grocery & Dollar Store at 500 Park
Avenue. When Bridgeport Police officers arrived, they found the victim, Clinton Taylor (DOB: 6/25/98 of
273 West Ave, Apt 211), deceased from multiple gunshot wounds. Within minutes, Officer Cavaliere
located a suspect about a block away. After a foot pursuit, and with the assistance of other patrol
officers, the suspect was taken into custody. A handgun, believed to be the weapon used to kill Taylor,
was recovered nearby.
The suspect refused to give his name or any personal information, stating only that he is “Lucifer”. While
fleeing, he broke his leg and was taken to Bridgeport Hospital for treatment.
Security video from the store captured the shooting and shows the suspect robbing the victim of money
after he was shot.
Once released from the hospital, the suspect will be brought to Bridgeport Police Headquarters and
charged with Murder, Felony Murder, and Robbery in the First Degree.
Great job by all the officers involved.
Bridgeport Police UPDATE: Bridgeport Police UPDATE: At 2116hrs the Bridgeport ECC received a call on a preliminary report of a party shot inside a store in the 500th block of Park Ave, BPD and AMR arrived on-scene to discover a male party with gunshot wounds. During the investigation BPD pursued a male party that was taken into custody with one firearm recovered. The victim had succumb to his injuries. This is still an active investigation, anyone with information is asked to contact the Bridgeport PD at 203-576-TIPS.
2021-12-16@9:17pm–#Bridgeport CT– Homicide #21 at 500 Park Avenue inside Sammy’s. AMR left without a patient and people on scene highly upset . Detectives on scene investigating.