2 shootings reported miles apart in Bridgeport

Bridgeport police are investigating two shootings that happened overnight. Police say the first happened around midnight on Pembrook Street near Arctic Street.

Police say the first happened around midnight on Pembrook Street near Arctic Street and the second was reported on Wells Street a short time later.

Police say the first happened around midnight on Pembrook Street near Arctic Street and the second was reported on Wells Street a short time later. (8/18/16)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police are investigating two shootings that happened overnight.

Police say the first happened around midnight on Pembrook Street near Arctic Street.

They say 54-year-old James Williams was shot in the stomach and hand.

Police say Williams told them he was assaulted by a man and was shot when he wrestled the gun away from the suspect.

The second shooting happened on Wells Street around the same time.

Investigators say 22-year-old Sony Theluca was shot three times while sitting in a car. 

They say Theluca's brother then took the victim to the hospital.

It's not yet clear if the incidents are connected.

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