Bridgeport homicide under investigation

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport Police Department is investigating a deadly late night shooting in Bridgeport.

Bridgeport police said the homicide happened at around 9:30 p.m. in the area of Iranistan and Railroad avenues in Bridgeport, near a ballfield at Went Field Park. A man was found shot to death there.

Police said a passer-by found the man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim’s name has not been released and there has been no word on arrests at this time.

The scene had been cleared as of daylight Thursday morning.

It was the city’s 12th homicide of the year.