9:44pm-#Bridgeport CT–A city police detective shot and wounded an armed suspect during a confrontation in The Hollow Monday night.   The suspect later died at the hospital.
The incident happened near the corner of Pequonnock Street and Benham Avenue.  The detective was inside Golfinho’s Fish Market when he was alerted to a report of a man with a rifle outside the establishment. The detective exited the store and observed the suspect armed with a long gun in a confrontation with two other people. The detective then drew his weapon.
The detective fired at least two shots and wounded the suspect, who fled on foot. He was located a short distance away. Police recovered a rifle at the scene.
Per protocol in police-involved shootings, the State Police were contacted and are handling the investigation. The department also alerted the Bridgeport State’s Attorney’s office, which responded to the scene.

By Stephen Krauchick

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