Shortly after 11:30pm on Saturday night shots rang out at Washington Park near the corner of East Washington Ave. and Barnum Ave. Witnesses tell us that they were young males and one may have been fatally shot at the scene.  UPDATE–Blair Belcher was the most serious and expired at Bridgeport Hospital. The second victim, Irquan Smith, 18, was shot in the leg and was taken to Bridgeport Hospital. He was taken in to surgery in serious condition.

Two other victims were transported to Saint Vincent’s Medical Center. Keith Teasly, 17, and male juvenile age 15. They received shots that were not life threatening. They report that they did not see the suspects responsible for the shooting.


By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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