Suspect linked to Roodner Court shooting arrested, identified


NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH) — Norwalk investigators arrested the suspect of the Roodner Court shooting that took place on Thursday.

According to officials, officers were dispatched at 10 a.m. to Roodner Court at 261 Ely Avenue for a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, police found one victim with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.

Police were given the description of the suspect vehicle involved and located the suspect in the area of Central High Scholl in Bridgeport. After the driver of the vehicle was detained and arrested, police said they recovered a firearm that was thrown from the suspect vehicle on Kings Highway East in Fairfield.

Police arrested 23-year-old Marcus Bonaparte and charged him with assault, criminal possession of a firearm, and reckless endangerment. His bond is set at $750,000 and is scheduled to appear in court later this month.

Police are still investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the Norwalk Police Detective Bureau at 203-854-3011.

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