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Obituary, Death Jamar James and Tayh Geter killed in Bridgeport shooting

Obituary, Death Jamar James and Tayh Geter killed in Bridgeport shooting

Mar 31, 2024
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On March 30, 2024, at approximately 11:15 p.m. Bridgeport Police responded to the intersection of Stratford Avenue and Logan Street on reports of multiple victims struck by gunfire. Upon arriving in the area, officers located three parties outside 1542 Stratford Avenue suffering from numerous gunshot wounds.

During that time, a fourth victim presented at an area hospital; also suffering from gunshot wounds. The three victims at the scene were promptly transported to area hospitals via AMR ambulance. Officers discovered and secured a crime scene that includes the property at 1542 Stratford Avenue and the surrounding city streets & sidewalks.

This shooting took place in the coastal neighborhood commonly referred to as the East End of Bridgeport. The Detective Bureau Homicide Squad has responded and taken charge of the investigation. The Police Department’s Forensic Identification Unit is currently processing the scene and collecting several items of evidence.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Homicide Detective Keith Hanson at 203-581-5243 or utilize the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS. The preliminary investigation suggests this event is not related to other criminal cases currently being examined at the Police Department’s Detective Bureau.

Two of the four victims died early this morning at the hospital. One has been identified as a 30-year-old Tayh Geter and the other is identified as a 32-year-old Jamar James.

Next of kin has been notified. The Bridgeport Police Department’s thoughts and prayers go out to both victim’s friends and family.

The remaining two victims are listed in stable condition. One has been identified as a 34-year-old Bridgeport woman and the other is identified as a 25-year-old Bridgeport man.

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