Police: Victim Targeted In Stamford's First Homicide In A Year

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Stamford Police are searching for a suspect who killed a man in Stamford's South End on Thursday night.
Stamford Police are searching for a suspect who killed a man in Stamford's South End on Thursday night. Photo Credit: Contributed

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Police searching for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 46-year-old man in Stamford's South End on Thursday, June 5, say the victim was targeted by the shooter, according to the Stamford Advocate. 

The shooting took place at 8:30 p.m. Thursday on Pacific Street, police told the Advocate. After firing the fatal shot, the suspect fled east on Ludlow Street, the Stamford Advocate reported. 

The victim, who was identified as "Buttons" pending family notification, was a well-known figure in the neighborhood, the Stamford Advocate said. 

This marks the first homicide in Stamford since April 19, 2013, according to the Stamford Advocate.

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