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1:30am–Driver tries to hit a Bridgeport Police car on Barnum Avenue. After a brief foot pursuit the driver of the car crashed near Livingston Place (I don’t believe the police were involved in the crash). The three suspects flee into Beardsley Park. One in custody. Canine working the scene. At 2:11am police radios they lost the track of the other two suspects.

12:56am– Police pursuit starting in Bridgeport I-95 heading towards Fairfield. UPDATE–Pursuit ends after a brief foot pursuit near exit 20.

11:38pm–Bridgeport–Bridgeport–WRONG WAY DRIVER on Fairfield Ave. just crashed at Colorado Ave. Driver bailed after T-boning another car and injuring the occupants.

‎6:39pm–#Bridgeport–Classic! Car hits a hydrant and water shooting in the air at Fairfield Ave. and Jetland Ave.

5:18pm–Southport–Passerby calls fired department of heavy smoke coming from a  Harbor Road home, says his teenage son thought he might of seen flames on the water side of the house.    Fire department arrives and finds nothing.  Fire department lost contact with the caller and could not get any further information.

12:01am–Bridgeport–Bridgeport PD detain two in a home invasion at PT Barnum Apartments Building 8 2nd floor. Caller said two black males with guns inside the apartment, locked himself and his 3 year old in the bathroom. Police had to force entry and nabbed two.

‎9:34pm–New Haven–A shooting took place at 80 Lilac Street. 2 black males are wanted for the shooting last seen running towards Newhall and Ivy. Condition of the victim is unknown.

8:40pm–Bridgeport–Police are investigating an assault possibly involving an off duty Stamford Police Officer at Tony’s Hunitington Inn at 437 Huntington Tpke. Responsible parties were no longer on scene when police arrived.

12:38pm–Stratford–Fire department on scene of a structure fire at 100 Ash Street, confirms heavy fire from the two and half story building.

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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