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9:33pm–West Haven–I-95 Southbound Exit 42 is shut down due to a fatality. State police confirm a man got out of his van and was struck multiple times by many passing cars.

1:36am–#Bridgeport–Report of an armed robbery at Main Street and Wheeler Ave. Victim said assailant had a gun and knife.

‎12:41am–Shelton–Report of either a pedestrian being struck or a passenger thrown from a vehicle at Coram and Kneen Street.

‎5:20pm–Stratford–Hit and run driver crashes at Broadbridge and Booth, police on scene.

5:17pm–Bridgeport–Bicyclist struck by a car on Park Ave. near Eckhart Street.

4:50pm–Fairfield–Hand grenade found by homeowner on Ennis Lane turns out to be an inert training hand grenade determined by Assistant Fire Chief Scott Bisson

‎6:33am-Fairfield–The Fairfield and Westport Fire Departments were dispatched to a report of a grass fire on the Merritt Parkway Northbound between exits 42 and 44. First arriving fire crews found a single vehicle on fire in the area of the reported grass fire. Fire crews extinguished the fire and found two deceased persons inside the car. The location of the accident was just over the town line in the Town of Fairfield.

12:58am—Bridgeport–A gunshot victim was driven to Bridgeport Hospital by private vehicle. Report is the shooting took place at the Xtra Mart Boston Avenue. The victim was attacked from behind and shot in the leg.

‎5:57pm–Bridgeport—Report of an armed robbery in the 600 block of Soundview Ave. Victim was robbed at gun point by three males who fled on foot towards Reservoir Ave. Victim says one shot was fired. Police are investigating.

‎4:42pm–Bridgeport #CTPost–Police respond to CT Post for an fired employee who threatened employes. Earlier today a male employee exposed himself and assaulted a female employee. He was terminated and threatened to come back and “shoot up the place”.

1:33am–Bridgeport–Report of a car accident, car on it’s side leaning against 917 Peal Harbor Street. UPDATE Driver was not found on scene, later tracked to Pearl Harbor Court by police and transported to Bridgeport Hospital with injuries by EMTs and police.

‎10:44pm–Trumbull–Fog machine sets off fire alarm at Marissa’s on Main Street….no fire.

10:10pm–Bridgeport—Armed robbery occurred on Main St and Old Town Rd in the TD Bank parking lot. Suspect is a black male 5’10” 180 lbs dressed in all black and armed with a black hand gun. He took $330 in cash 3 cell phones from a couple and then fled south on Main Street on foot.

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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