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Man Wounded in Police Shooting Files $6M Suit

Police said one suspect is dead and another was seriously injured.



    Hundreds Gather To Remember Bridgeport Teen Shot And Killed In Officer Involved Shooting

    Hundreds of people gathered on Wednesday night to remember the Bridgeport teenager killed in an officer-involved shooting on Tuesday.

    (Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017)

    A young man who was shot and wounded by a Bridgeport police officer during a fatal car stop has filed a $6 million federal lawsuit. The man's teenage friend was killed by police.

    Julian Fyffe's lawyer said he filed the lawsuit late Tuesday against Bridgeport Officer James Boulay, other officers, police Chief Armando Perez and the city.

    Police say Boulay fatally shot 15-year-old Jayson Negron and wounded the 21-year-old Fyffe when a stolen car driven by Jayson nearly ran over him last week.

    The lawsuit alleges officers stopped the car without cause, Boulay wrongly used deadly force, police didn't provide immediate medical care and Perez lied about what happened to cover up the officers' illegal actions.

    A city spokeswoman hasn't returned a message seeking comment.

    Jayson's funeral is scheduled for Wednesday.