BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Route 8 in Bridgeport closed Tuesday morning after one person was injured in a shooting, Connecticut State Police said.
State police responded to the area of Route 8 south at the on-ramp of Exit 5 for a report of shots fired around 5:30 a.m.
According to state police, one victim was injured and sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Around 3 a.m., St. Vincent’s Medical Center notified police that a man entered the ER with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the foot. Bridgeport police said the incident may have occurred on Route 8 southbound.
Route 8 southbound has since reopened. Traffic is being diverted off Exit 5, and the Exit 5 on-ramp is closed for investigation, state police said.
The Western District Major Crimes Squad is on scene.
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