Police UPDATE: On April 4, 2023, at around 11:30 p.m., the Bridgeport Police were called to 640 Trumbull Avenue due to a gunshot detection system alert. Some people also called to report that someone had been shot at the location’s parking lot.

When the officers arrived, they found a person who was unconscious and had been shot several times. The victim was a 21-year-old man from Bridgeport, who was quickly taken to Saint Vincent’s Hospital but died shortly after midnight on April 5, 2023.

The investigation of this case is being handled by the B.P.D. Detective Bureau Homicide Squad, who are conducting interviews and pursuing leads. The B.P.D. Identification Unit is processing the crime scene.

The victim has been identified as Deron Dacosta from Bridgeport, Connecticut, and his family has been informed of his passing. The Bridgeport Police Department expresses their condolences to Deron Dacosta’s family and friends.

If anyone has any information regarding this crime, they can contact Detective Brian Coyne at 203-581-5223 or the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.

2023-04-05@11:41pm–#Bridgeport CT– A man was shot in the 600 block of Trumbull Avenue. The crime scene appeared to be in the parking lot area near or in a car. Two cars with open doors were not in a parking spot. Not a lot of details as this is still breaking news and detectives have just arrived to investigate.

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