Arrest made in Bridgeport homicide

Crime

Richard Brown (Bridgeport Police)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)– A homicide arrest was made in Bridgeport Tuesday after a man was killed earlier this month.

Police say that 26-year-old Richard Brown was arrested in connection to the death of Jose Perez-Ortiz.

Perez-Ortiz was shot and killed on September 1st at the corner of Noble Avenue and Shelton Street.

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Brown was charged with manslaughter, carrying a pistol without a permit, and criminal possession of a firearm. He was held on a $750,000 bond.

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