Arrest Made in Daylight Bridgeport Shooting
(BRIDGEPORT,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Bridgeport Police have made an arrest in a midday Thursday shooting near the corner of Beechwood Avenue and Norman Street.
24 year old George Padilla of Bridgeport faces charges including criminal attempt at murder.
The victim, 29 year old William Merrero of Bridgeport is in critical, but stable condition at St. Vincent’s Medical Center.He is expected to recover.
Police continue to investigate, but say it appears the shooting may have stemmed from an altercation Wednesday night involving groups associated with the Merrero and Padilla.