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Police: man dies after Bridgeport assault

Ethan FryMay 20, 2019

BRIDGEPORT — A man died after being assaulted on Noble Avenue Sunday, according to police.

In a prepared statement, Capt. Brian Fitzgerald said the assault was reported at 732 Noble Ave. about 8:50 p.m. via a 911 call.

An ambulance brought the victim to Bridgeport Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:45 p.m., Fitzgerald said.

The cause of death was ruled a homicide after an autopsy Monday morning at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Police have not yet identified the victim.

“The Detective Bureau is actively investigating this incident and will release the victim’s identification soon,” Fitzgerald said. “Anyone with information, please contact the TIPS line at 203-576-8477.”

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