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Jury finds former police officer liable in Bridgeport man’s 2013 death

Daniel Tepfer
Oct. 15, 2021

NEW HAVEN — A federal civil jury Friday ruled a former Bridgeport police officer wrongly fatally shot an unarmed man eight years ago and ordered the officer to pay $350,000.

The eight-member jury deliberated about six hours over two days before finding that Christopher Borona had violated the constitutional right to life of Bryan Stukes when he shot him in the back.

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