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One dead, three injured after shooting near Huntington Road in Bridgeport


BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are investigating a fatal shooting near Huntington Road on Thursday night.

Bridgeport police confirmed the incident happened just after 8 p.m. They blocked off several blocks of Huntington Road for the investigation.

Police report that four individuals were shot — two females and two males, “all young” — and were all sent to Bridgeport Hospital.

According to police, a bullet struck 21-year-old Tyler Ballew of Bridgeport in the head. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The three other victims are listed in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials are still determining if more people were involved in the incident. No information about what led up to the shooting was released. Police have not said anything about the shooter. Detectives believe all of the victims were intended targets.

Mutual aid from the surrounding towns has come to support the city and responding to 911 service calls for the evening.

Bridgeport police are asking anyone with information about this crime to please call (203) 576-TIPS (8477).

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