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Funeral Services Set For Eric Dimas Diaz, 19, Bridgeport Native

Eric Diaz
Eric Diaz Photo Credit: Contributed

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Funeral services have been scheduled for Eric Dimas Diaz, a Bridgeport native who died Friday, Sept. 15, at Bridgeport Hospital. He was 19.

Diaz most recently lived in Hartford.

He was shot in the stomach late last Thursday at the corner of Beadsley Street and Newfield Avenue in Bridgeport, police said.

The homicide is still under police investigation . No arrests have been made in the homicide, the 20th of the year in Bridgeport.

He was born in Bridgeport, the son of Eric Diaz and Lourdes Ocasio. He is the brother of Josue Ocasio, Michelle DeJesus, Michael DeJesus, Julio Rivera, Jonathan Rivera, Emanuel Valentin, Esperanza Valentin, Luis Valentin, and Zadiel Vega.

Friends are invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Funeraria Luz de Paz, 426 E. Washington Ave., Bridgeport.

Services are scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 21, starting at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

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