BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — There’s an officer-involved shooting investigation underway in Bridgeport Wednesday morning, according to Connecticut State Police.
Troopers said it happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday after a car crash on Main and Catherine streets, which is under Route 8. The area is closed at this time.
One officer sustained minor injuries, and the suspect suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and has since been released from the hospital, police said.
This incident stems from a joint federal and local investigation. State Police are on scene solely due to the fact that this is an officer-involved shooting.
The incident is currently under investigation.
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