#Bridgeport, CT – Jan. 15, 2014- – Police are identifying a shooting victim who was critically injured in an apparent home invasion Tuesday night.

Geraldo Costa, 33, was shot in the head during an apparent struggle with intruders inside his home at 585 Pond St. Cash was taken in the robbery. It is believed that the house was specifically targeted and that the incident was not random.

He was taken to Saint Vincent Medical Center where Costa was in critical but stable condition.

Police responding to the scene observed several people fleeing the area and pursued them. Officers lost sight of the suspects after the suspects jumped into a brook. An extensive search was conducted by the patrol division with the assistance of the Bridgeport Fire Department using thermal imaging devices. The suspects were not located.

Police are pursuing leads.  Detectives Dennis Martinez, Artur Calvao and Kenneth McKenna are leading the investigation.

By Stephen Krauchick

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