Police UPDATE:

On July 30, 2023, at approximately 12:15 am Bridgeport Police received reports of (2) victims shot outside the Bank Sports Bar located at 102 Bank Street. 

Officers quickly responded to the area to find both victims had already been transported to an area hospital via private vehicle.  Officers identified a crime scene along Bank Street and inside the McLevy Green.  The McLevy Green is a public square that runs adjacent to Bank Street.  Officers secured that area and contacted the Detective Bureau.

Officers made a follow up to the hospital and confirmed 2 victims had arrived with gunshot wounds.  One victim, identified as 29-year-old Bridgeport man, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.  He is listed in critical condition.  The second victim, identified as a 31-year-old Ansonia man, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg (non-life-threatening).

The Detective Bureau has responded and taken charge of the investigation. 

Public safety cameras have enhanced our ability to responsibly monitor public spaces.  As a result of this technology leads were quickly developed in the case.  The getaway vehicle and driver have been located. 

The driver, identified as 24-year-old Kaishon Duncan of Bridgeport CT, was placed under arrested by Patrol Officers and transported to the Bridgeport Police Department.  Duncan is charged with two counts of Conspiracy to Commit Assault in the 1st Degree 53a-48/53a-59.  Bond is set at 100,000.  He is scheduled to appear arraigned in Bridgeport Superior court on Monday July 31, 2023.  

This is an on-going investigation with suspects at large.  2 suspects fled the area on foot running down Bank Street towards Main Street.  Both are described as wearing masks and all black clothing.  At least one of the victims appears to have been singled out/targeted in this incident.  No further information at this time. 

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the case officer, Detective Todd Toth, at 203-581-5244 or utilize the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.

2023-07-30@12:16pm–#Bridgeport CT–Police were called to Water Street for two possible gunshot victims. Searches by Bridgeport and transit police could not locate the victims. A short time later Bridgeport Hospital reported that two gunshot victims arrived by a private vehicle.

Earlier in the day a person was shot in a shootout at East Main and Berkley Place.

Stephen Krauchick

By Stephen Krauchick

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