Bridgeport Police confirmed:

Today at 6:01 pm, the Bridgeport Emergency Communications Center received a notification about a car crash that took place at the intersection of Park Ave and State St. The car involved was a white pickup truck that drove away after hitting a person riding a motorcycle. A group of other motorcyclists chased the pickup truck as it fled the scene. One of the motorcyclists shot at the pickup truck when it was first noticed, and this triggered a ShotSpotter alert at Washington Ave and Lafayette Sq.

The driver of the white pickup truck later went to the police station and reported that he had been shot at. The officers confirmed that there were bullet holes in his vehicle. They are still investigating the incident at the scene. The driver of the pickup truck was not hurt, but the extent of the injuries sustained by the motorcyclist who was hit by the pickup truck is currently unknown.

This is an ongoing investigation, and more information will be provided as it becomes available.

2023-04-04@6:00pm–#Bridgeport CT– Witnesses said there were about 4 shots fired on Washington Avenue at vehicles by kids on dirtbikes. The witnesses said the white pickup was struck twice in the back windshield and had the driver not ducked he would have been hit. You can see two bullet holes in the back window. This truck drove to police headquarters on Congress Street. Another car stopped on the Lafayette Square bridge but don’t know if it was struck.

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