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Double shooting in Bridgeport leaves one dead, elderly man victim of additional attack

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Two people were shot, one killed in Bridgeport Sunday evening on Highland Avenue.

According to police, at 5:37 p.m. they received two ShotSpotter activations near the Green Homes on Highland Avenue.

First-responders found two victims: one in the 20th block of Highland Avenue, one in front of Building 2 Greene Homes.

The first victim was confirmed a homicide. He has since been identified as 18-year-old Myreke Kenion.

The second was transported to be treated for gunshot wound to the chest and leg. That victim is in stable condition.

Police reported Tuesday, on the scene Sunday evening an elderly man attempted to help one of the victims but was attacked and knocked to the ground viciously by someone wearing all black.

Police are searching for the suspect in the accused attack, as well as the shootings.

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