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Bridgeport News: 2 Shot In Bridgeport – 1 Dies

UPDATE from Bridgeport Police: On March 18, 2017 at 1355 hours, Gregory Francilme  3/20/98) and a second male were shot while outside 201 Bretton Street. Francilme was shot in the head and died last night at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. The second male victim underwent surgery at St. Vincent’s and is expected to survive. The motive for the shooting is currently being investigated, but detectives have identified a person of interest in this shooting, and anticipate that an arrest will be made shortly.


#Bridgeport News: Today at 1:55pm, a shooting incident occurred in the rear of 201 Bretton Street. This is an apartment style complex, consisting of several buildings. Two male victims, 19, were shot at this location near the rear entrance. Victim # 1 sustained a gunshot wound to his head, and was transported by medics to St. Vincent’s Medical Center where he remains in critical condition. Victim # 2 sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was also transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center. He is expected to survive. The crime scene was processed by detective from the Identification Unit, and detectives are working to identify the person responsible for this shooting. Any person with information about this crime is asked to call police at 203-576-TIPS (8477).

(Bridgeport Police Press Release)

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