1 Killed, 1 Injured In Bridgeport Shooting

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police say a man sitting in a parked car in Bridgeport has been killed in a late night shooting.

Capt. Brian Fitzgerald tells the Connecticut Post that in addition to the fatality, the driver of the vehicle was injured in the shooting at about 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say 37-year-old Fredrick Richardson was sin the front passenger seat of the vehicle parked in front of a Noble Street house when an unknown person approached the vehicle and opened fire.

The driver drove the vehicle to the hospital where Richardson was pronounced dead. Fitzgerald says the driver sustained a non-life threatening wound.

There was no word from police on arrests.

The death was the city’s fifth homicide of 2016.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Connecticut

CBS Hartford 4 Charity
Win Red Sox Tickets All Season

Listen Live