BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police are asking for the public's help as they investigate a shooting that wounded a local man.

Police say it happened near the corner of Harral Avenue and Center Street around 1 a.m. Sunday.

They say 24-year old Laquan Dawson was shot twice, once in the hand and once in the stomach.

Police say Dawson was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bridgeport police at (203) 581-5100.