Man shot in Bridgeport barber shop dies; police still investigating

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BRIDGEPORT — A man shot in a Bridgeport barber shop Saturday night has died.

Police say two armed men came to the Just Right Cutz barbershop at 500 Park Avenue shortly after 7 o’clock and started an altercation with 32-year old Deon Rodney.  Rodney, a Bridgeport resident, was shot in the abdomen and taken to St. Vincent’s Hospital, where he later died of his wounds.

Police say the motive for the shooting is unknown. They also say it is not clear if Rodney was the intended target.
Anyone with any information can call detectives at 203-581-6242, or call 203-576-TIPS.

This is the 22nd homicide in Bridgeport this year.

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