Bridgeport man dead after motor vehicle accident and shooting on Lincoln Avenue


BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)– Bridgeport police are investigating a shooting and motor vehicle accident that left a man dead on Lincoln Avenue Saturday afternoon.

At 12:31 p.m., officers received a call reporting a motor vehicle accident with shots fired and a party down.

Jamel Hayden, 21 of Bridgeport, was operating and sole occupant of a red Honda, was transported to the hospital where he later died according to police.

Bridgeport Fire and American Medical Response responded to the scene and discovered a person was shot. There is no word on the extent of injuries at this time.

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.

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.

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