BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Bridgeport police have identified the 22-year-old man who was shot and killed on the city's East Side on Saturday morning.
Khali Davis, of Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting at Kossuth Street and Maple Street, said city spokesman Av Harris.
Officers responded at 9:57 a.m. Saturday to a report of a person shot in the Maple Deli Mini Market, Harris said.
When officers arrived, they found Davis, who had been shot multiple times, he said.
"Early information indicates that Davis was standing in front of the store with a small group of people when the shooter approached on foot and opened fire," Harris said. "Davis fled into the store, where he collapsed."
Bridgeport Police Chief AJ Perez told the Connecticut Post that the department is looking at video evidence from the scene to identify the shooter.
The suspect was seen wearing a black hoodie, jeans and red-and-black sneakers and ran west on Maple Street, the Connecticut Post said .
This is the 23rd homicide of the year in Bridgeport.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jorge Cintron at 203-576-TIPS (8477)
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