Michael John Bernardo Cause Of Death, Obituary Unavailable Yet – The name of a man fatally shot in a market in the city’s East End on Thursday afternoon has been given by police. Michael John Bernardo III, 35, was the victim, according to police. He was from the area as well as Port Saint Lucie, Florida.
According to ctpost.com, “The Bridgeport Police Department extends its sympathies to Mr. Michael Bernardo’s family and friends,” police stated in a statement released Friday morning.
Capt. Kevin Gilleran said police were called to the 200 block of Newfield Avenue at 12:20 p.m. Thursday after a report of a disturbance at the Garcia Mini Market. When the cops arrived, the store was locked and no one was there to answer the door.
“At around 1:05 p.m., a second call was received with allegations of a suspected robbery and a person shooting inside the restaurant,” Gilleran added. When the cops returned, they went into the company and discovered Bernardo, who “looked to have been shot to death.”
The obituary will be published online by the family and will contain funeral plans, dates, and burial arrangements.