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**Live Breaking News Feed**



12:07am–#Bridgeport– Shots fired at 1000 Maplewood Ave. after tenant received threats.    Police are investigating.


9:00pm–Stratford– Stratford Marine, Coast Guard searching for man reported missing after being on the sandbar at Short Beach.  Stratford Marine units have searched from Knapp’s Landing to the condo complex and found nothing.  They will continue searching until midnight.

8:111pm–Bridgeport–An attempted armed robbery occurred at Maplewood Ave. and Wood Ave.  A woman had a gun held to her head but nothing reported taken.

2:05pm–#Norwalk– #ctfire –The Gap at 467 West Ave. is being evacuated due to a strong odor of gas inside the building.  UPDATE–Turns out to be an employee who used a gas powered equipment inside the building.  Fire department ventilated the building.

1:42pm–#Fairfield–#cttraffic I-95 northbound 2 tractor trailer drivers arrested for fighting with pipes being transported to state police. Fairfield Police waiting for heavy duty tow trucks to remove the trucks.

12:45pm–#Bridgeport #VibeTribe Report of a car accident at the entrance to Seaside Park on Barnum Dyke Street. No injuries reported.

3:00am–#Bridgeport–#ctfire–Structure fire at 996 Pearl Harbor Street. Heavy fire showing from the front and right side of this occupied dwelling.  UPDATE–Fire Marshal quickly requested to the scene.  UPDATE–3:13am–All visible fire has been knocked down and all hands working.  UPDATE–Training crews sent to the scene.

11:23–Bridgeport–An armed robbery at East Main Street and Concord Street.  Two black males took car and house keys, money and cellphone from the victim, they displayed a black handgun.  They fled on foot towards the laundromat.

9:39pm–Fairfield–Police on scene reporting a gasoline leak of 10-20 gallons at the end pump at Cumberland Farms Gulf on the Post Road. Fire department on the way.

9:05pm–Bridgeport–A purse snatching just occurred at Madison Avenue and Jackson Avenue.  Police are investigating.  Elderly woman’s purse was taken by a black male who fled down Jackson Avenue.

8:36pm–Bridgeport–Food burning on the stove sends fire department to 1575 Boston Avenue on the 2nd floor.  One tenant was treated by AMR for smoke inhalation.

7:07pm–Bridgeport- Armed robbery at Reservoir and Chopsey Hill.  Two people were pistol whipped and robbed by a black male in dreadlocks.   The victims may have tried to drive themselves to the hospital but only made it as far as the parking lot at Lupes Drugstore where EMTs treated them and police took their report.

6:48pm–Stratford–Report of a skunk chasing people on Henry Avenue.

2:45pm–Fairfield–Police are called to the northern part of Lake Mohegan for people swimming there. A ten year old girl drowned there Tuesday evening, only a small section of Lake Mohegan is designated for swimming.


11:02pm–Bridgeport–Street fight among  girls (mid teens) on Fairveiw Ave. Ext.   EMTs to treat one inured girl.

9:10pm–Bridgeport–A food delivery driver was robbed and had his face slashed at 1529 Stratford Road.  Police are looking for two Hispanic males responsible for the attack.  No mention of the restaurant he delivered for or any other details about the robbery.

7:41pm–Bridgeport–Report of trespassers at Seaside Park annoying the Vibe Crew.

7:30pm–Bridgeport–Report of an armed robbery at Iranistan Avenue near Wood Ave.

2:40pm–Stratford–Firefighters at Garfield Avenue (off Honeyspot Road) for a structure fire at Stratford Bailing. Fire marshal at the scene having his share of unusual issues battling this blaze with one car trying to pass a ladder truck and a tractor trailer blocking a fire hydrant.

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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