Bridgeport police arrest homicide suspect
BRIDGEPORT — Police have arrested a suspect Tuesday in the death of a man earlier in the month.
Police arrested , 26, in connection to the September 1 homicide of Jose Perez-Ortiz, 41, at the corner of Noble Avenue and Shelton Street.
Brown is charged with Manslaughter in the First Degree, Carrying a Pistol Without a Permit, and Criminal Possession of a Firearm. He is held on a $750,000 bond.
Bridgeport police say surveillance video showed Perez-Ortiz, of Monroe, attempting to stab a man outside the variety store just after 6 p.m.
The man pulled a gun and fired, striking Perez-Ortiz.
The shooting was the city’s 13th homicide of the year.