Gun Violence Claims 2 Lives
(BRIDGEPORT,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Three early Sunday morning shootings in Bridgeport have left a man and a woman dead and 4 other people wounded.
The first shooting happened just after midnight when police were called to 170 Pitt Street for help in breaking up a large party.Shots were fired before officers arrived and three people were wounded.The victims are not cooperating with police.
About 2:30 a.m. police responded to Barnum Avenue and William Street where a 23 year old man was shot.He had been drinking with friends.He walked away and his friends heard gunfire.He was pronounced dead a short time later at Bridgeport Hospital.
Shortly before 4 a.m. . detectives responded to another fatal shooting.This was the result of a domestic dispute. A woman was shot inside 344 Pearl Street.Her mother,her mother’s boyfriend and a five year old were also in the house.The mother’s boyfriend was shot in the leg.
The suspect was arrested in less than an hour. Police say he walked to a cab company on Stillman Street and requested a ride to New Britain.He was barefoot and had blood on his head at the time of the arrest.