15-year-old dies in Bridgeport shooting

The family of a 15-year-old girl fatally wounded in a triple shooting says she was an innocent bystander and the latest victim in Bridgeport's senseless

BRIDGEPORT - The family of a 15-year-old girl fatally wounded in a triple shooting says she was an innocent bystander and the latest victim in Bridgeport's senseless street wars. Authorities say the 15-year-old girl was shot in the head this morning at around 2 a.m. on a front porch on Brooks Street. She was with two friends who were also shot, but their injuries were not life threatening.Witnesses say two men fired the shots from a nearby street corner. Police say they fled the scene in a dark-colored vehicle.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

This week's Real Possibilities report looks at a 1 Real Possibilities: Memory impairment
VIDEO: Fatal crash 2 VIDEO: Fatal crash
Weekend Travel Advisory, 3/24-3/26 3 Weekend Travel Advisory, 3/24-3/26
Charlie Capalbo was the starting goalie for the 4 Fairfield community rallies behind hockey player with cancer
VIDEO: Interview with Newburgh fire chief 5 VIDEO: Interview with Newburgh fire chief

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE