Microsoft exec’s killing wasn’t random, widow says

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(NewsNation) — Kirsten Bridegan’s life was turned the wrong way up when her husband was killed in what she, and police, consider was a focused assault.

Jared Bridegan, 33, was a father of 4 — two youthful ladies with Kirsten and a set of twins from a earlier marriage — and labored as an government at Microsoft.

On Feb. 16, Jared dropped off his elder youngsters at their mom’s Jacksonville Seashore residence, police mentioned. He was driving residence along with his 2-year-old daughter within the again seat when detectives say he doubtlessly noticed a tire on the street and pulled over.

Jared Bridegan was shot and killed as he exited his automotive, police mentioned. His daughter, nonetheless within the again seat, witnessed the homicide.

It has been greater than two months, and there are nonetheless no arrests within the case.

In newly launched safety video from days after Jared’s homicide, a suspicious particular person was noticed exterior his residence within the backside of the display screen.

“I used to be placing my daughter to mattress, and I received a notification on my watch that mentioned ‘particular person within the driveway’. So after I completed tucking her in, I went and grabbed my telephone and clicked on the notification, and it confirmed me this clip,” Kirsten mentioned.

Sadly, the standard of the video is blurry, so police haven’t been in a position to establish the particular person.

Police, nevertheless, are in search of a darkish blue truck seen close to or across the time that Jared was killed.

Kirsten says there have been a whole lot of ideas referred to as in about vehicles becoming the outline of the automobile, however that the precise one has not been discovered but.

The killing was “too particular” to be random, she mentioned.

“You recognize, that was his regular route each time he was coming residence from dropping off the children at their mother’s home. And it’s the one spot on that route that doesn’t have cameras straight pointed there. So it’s too particular to be a coincidence.”

A $30,000 reward has been supplied in trade for data that results in the shooter.

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