Police: Man Shot While Working On Car

A man whom Bridgeport police say was working on his car was the victim of a shooting Sunday evening.

Officers were dispatched to Bridgeport Hospital around 5:30 on a report of a shooting victim.

They say the man, Jerrell Gatewood, was wounded in the chest.

Other officers responded to the 200 block of Connecticut Avenue where the shooting reportedly occurred.

A witness tells police a suspect approached Gatewood and the two argued prior to the shooting.  The suspect then fled.

So far, no arrests have been made.


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