BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Bridgeport police say a Bronx man has died after being shot in the head and crashing his car.
Officers were called to Bishop Avenue early Sunday and found 37-year-old Shawn Parks of the Bronx, N.Y., inside his car with a gunshot wound. He was pulled from the wreckage and taken to Bridgeport Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
A passenger, identified as 38-year-old Sherman Perry of Milford, was also taken to Bridgeport Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound in his leg. It was not considered life-threatening.
Witnesses told police that the shooting stemmed from an altercation inside a nearby bar, but the investigation remained open later Sunday and no arrests had been announced.
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