2:31pm—#Bridgeport CT– Police are investigating shots fired at Maplewood Avenue and Poplar Street.  Witnesses tell me that there were 5-6 shots fired at a car parked on Poplar Street in front of the Maple Mart Variety Store.  The car then fled down Poplar Street towards Dewey Street.    The store was closed when we arrived, we are uncertain if it was due to the holiday or the shooting.  Two gun shot victims turned up at St. Vincent’s’ Hospital a short time later.  Police are investigating.

La policía investiga disparos en Maplewood Avenue y la calle Poplar. Testigos me dicen que 5-6 tiros fueron disparados en un coche aparcado en Poplar St en frente de la tienda de arce Mart Variety. El coche, se salió de la calle Poplar hacia Dewey Street. La tienda estaba cerrada cuando llegamos, no estamos seguros de si era debido a las vacaciones o los disparos. Dos víctimas del tiroteo aparecieron en el Hospital St. Vincent poco después. La policía está investigando.

A polícia está investigando tiros disparados na Maplewood Avenue e Poplar Street. Testemunhas dizem-me que foram 5-6 tiros disparados contra um carro estacionado na Poplar St em frente à Maple Mart Variety Store. O carro, em seguida, fugiu pela Poplar Street em direção Dewey Street. A loja estava fechada quando chegamos, não temos certeza se foi devido ao feriado ou o tiroteio. Duas vítimas de tiro apareceram no ‘Hospital St. Vincent, pouco tempo depois. A polícia está investigando.


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