Man Dies After Being Struck in Head by Brick: Police

Jonathan Choe

A man was killed when he was struck in the head by a brick and now Bridgeport police are investigating the death as a homicide, authorities said.

Bridgeport police said the victim, identified by Edy Morales, 41, of Williams Street, was riding in a car that was driving in the area of 32/34 Jane Street. A crowd congregating in the area began throwing rocks and a brick at the car, smashing its windshield and Morales’s passenger side window, police said. The brick hit Morales in the head.

The driver took Morales to Bridgeport Hospital but he was pronounced dead upon arrival, according to police.

No suspects have been identified at this time. Bridgeport police ask anyone with information to contact Det. Heanue at (203) 581-5242.

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