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Bridgeport News: Homicide Arrest

#Bridgeport News: On Wednesday night, January 11, 2023, officers responded to 804 Fairfield Avenue for an assault. When they arrived, they found the victim, 49-year-old Daniel Engeldrum, suffering from a head injury. Endgeldrum, who was homeless, was taken to Saint Vincent’s Hospital, where he died from his injuries two days later, on January 13, 2023. A subsequent autopsy confirmed his death was due to the assault and ruled a homicide. Detective Brian Coyne of the Homicide Unit was assigned the case and was assisted by the other members of the unit. A local man, 32-year-old Elijah Humphrey of 944 Fairfield Avenue, was quickly developed as a suspect, and during questioning, confessed. Humphrey was arrested today and charged with Manslaughter in…

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Gaston Named Chair of Public Safety Committee, Vice Chair of Human Services Committee

"I am grateful for this opportunity to represent the 23rd district and look forward to overseeing the Public Safety Committee and the Human Services Committee," said Sen. Gaston. "I want to thank Senator Looney for his trust in me to take the lead and work alongside other hard working and passionate people in our Senate." "I am excited for the work Senator Gaston will produce in the Senate with his leadership roles on both the Public Safety and Human Services committees," said Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney. "His extensive background in governmental relations, criminal justice, church leadership, and social justice advocacy position him to have a very successful legislation session.” Sen. Gaston will represent the 23rd state Senate district…

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Bridgeport News: Another Overnight Assault

2022-12-10@1:17am--#Bridgeport CT-- Bridgeport Police received a call of a man in the 100 block of Terry Place suffering injured after an assault with a weapon (the weapon was not indicated). While police were on the scene the man became combative with EMS and police assisting him. One police officer was struck by the man, identified as as Huntley Jackson age 44 of Bridgeport, was detained on-scene and arrested for CGS 53a-167c Assault of Public Safety, Emergency Medical Personnel, Two (2) Counts CGS 53a-182 Disorderly Conduct, One (1) Count. His bond was set at $50,000.00. This is still an active investigation. This news report is made possible by:

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Bridgeport News: Two Shot

2022-11-26@4:44am--#Bridgeport CT--Two people were shot in the 500 block of East Main Street early this morning. Bridgeport Hospital called the police that they had a gunshot victim come in by private vehicle. Police investigated and found a second victim shot in the kneecap. Special thanks to those who reached out to let us know about this. It was not listed in the Bridgeport Police Twitter account as promised. Had you not let us know about this it probably would have gone unreported.

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