|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 2, 2007
STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE POLICE SHOOTING IN BRIDGEPORT,
Police entered the business establishment and encountered two male subjects. The first male exited the area without incident but, as Officers entered the office area of the business, the second male pulled a weapon and fired multiple gunshots at the officers. Officer returned fire striking the suspect in the arm and hand. No injuries were sustained by the officers.
The Connecticut State Police Western District Major Crime Squad responded to this scene to conduct the investigation into this police shooting. Also assisting is the Bridgeport State's Attorney.
The suspect was transported to
The subject was then taken into custody by State Police.
Assault on a Police Officer
Unlawful discharge of the firearm
Accused being held on $150,000 bond to appear at Superior court today 10/02/07 in
J. Paul Vance