12:02am–#Bridgeport CT–A man was shot outside 25 Sixth Street just after midnight Friday Image1morning.  Police were looking for two black males and Hispanic teen, all three dressed in blue jeans and hoodies in their early teens.  Police locate three youths matching that description near Central Avenue and have detained him.  Its not know where the suspect was shot but he walked to the stretcher under his own power.



Bridgeport Police Update:

A 47-year-old city man was shot in the right arm and grazed in the forehead during an apparent attempted robbery early today.

Officer Mildred Manning responded to the area of Stratford Avenue and Sixth Street shortly after midnight and located the victim sitting on the steps of a house. He stated that he had exited a nearby corner store when a male requested his money. He told him “no”. The young man made the demand two more times and received the same answer.

The suspect then pulled out a gun and fired shots.

The victim was taken to Bridgeport Hospital. He has been identified as Kimothy Carswell, of Bridgeport. The injuries do not appear to be life threatening. Detectives are investigating.

By Stephen Krauchick

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