BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) – One man is dead and another is in critical condition after they were stabbed outside a club in Bridgeport early Sunday morning.

Police responded to a reported stabbing and assault outside Club Azul on Madison Avenue and Federal Street just before 1:55 a.m.

Officers found 25-year-old Albert Josue Hernandez-Martinez of Bridgeport suffering from life-threatening stab wounds to his torso, head, and extremities. He was taken to the hospital, where police said he died Sunday night.

The second victim, identified by police as 27-year-old Richard Martinez-Lopez of Bridgeport, was dropped off at the hospital with a deep cut to his torso. Police said he remains in critical condition.

Police said both assaults are related and took place outside Club Azul.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Homicide Detective Keith Hanson at 203-581-5243 or the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.