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Bar fight leads to drowning

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A man who was pulled from the water in Bridgeport early Saturday morning is believed to have drowned after getting into a fight with another person.

According to officials, police responded to Chubby's Bar & Grill around 1:15 a.m. after receiving reports of a fight in progress.

When police arrived they found the two people involved in the argument had fallen into the water behind the restaurant during the fight.

One of those involved, an unidentified man, was pulled from the water. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

The second person involved in the fight fled the scene, police did not have any description of that person available immediately.

Police said they do not believe any weapons were involved int he fight.

The investigation is on-going and police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the fight or know any other details to contact them at 203-576-1311.

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