BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — A gunshot detection system picked up more than 10 rounds of gunfire that left one man hospitalized in Bridgeport Saturday night.
On Nov. 11 at 11:55 p.m., the Bridgeport Police Department received a ShotSpotter alert in the 700 Block of Beechwood Ave. When officers arrived at the location, they quickly located a crime scene outside of a restaurant.
Police say while canvassing the area, multiple items of evidence were located at the scene and have been processed by the Detective Bureau and Patrol Division.
Later that night a 34-year-old man was dropped off at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, police said. The man was listed in stable condition.
Police say this shooting was targeted and the department’s Detective Bureau has launched a criminal investigation and conducted interviews. Bridgeport police are asking the public for help in solving this crime.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the case officer, Detective Migdalia Ayala, at 203-581-5259. The public can also utilize the Bridgeport Police Tips line at 203 576-TIPS.