Man killed on Main Street; Bridgeport Police investigate shooting

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BRIDGEPORT Conn. (WTNH) — One person died after being shot near a nightclub on Main St. in Bridgeport early Saturday morning.

At 1:56 a.m., Bridgeport Emergency Services received both a shot spotter activation and multiple 911 calls indicating ‘shots fired’ on the 2400th block of Main Street.

When responding officers arrived on the scene, they recovered shell casings, but no victim was found at the time.

During the investigation, Bridgeport Police identified Raheem Lynch, 24, as the victim who was fatally shot.

Police say Lynch was shot just minutes after exiting Mystique, a nightclub on Main St. The shooting occurred only a few doors away from the club.

Moments later, St. Vincent’s Medical Center alerted officials Lynch’s friend drove him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the motive for the shooting is still unclear.

Bridgeport Police declared this incident a homicide.

Police say anyone with information should contact Detective Hanson at 203-581-5243.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. Stay updated with WTNH.com and the News 8 app as further information becomes available.

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