3 shot in Bridgeport's east side

Police say three people are recovering after being shot in Bridgeport's East End neighborhood. They say the shootings happened before 10 p.m. Tuesday.

After the increase of shooting on the city's east end, Bridgeport's Police Chief Joe Gaudett says he has more police in the area.

After the increase of shooting on the city's east end, Bridgeport's Police Chief Joe Gaudett says he has more police in the area. (8/19/15)

BRIDGEPORT - Police say three people are recovering after being shot in Bridgeport's East End neighborhood.

They say the shootings happened before 10 p.m. Tuesday.

One of the shootings happened at East Main and Stillman streets. Police say one victim was shot after leaving Rainbow Restaurant. They say he was carrying home food for his family.

Police say that another man was shot inside of a home on William Street. 

It's unclear if the shootings were related, but police say both incidents involved groups of young men.

Bridgeport Police Chief Joe Gaudett says he has placed more officers in the area due to an increase in shootings in the neighborhood.

Police say they will also host a gun buyback event at the Community Services Division Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The collision happened on the 2000 block of 1 Bridgeport man struck by 2 cars
Surveillance video from a nearby store captured Terryanne 2 Video captures woman being hit by truck in Stamford
New Canaan police say a person cleaning the 3 Police checking if mortar shell found in home is live explosive
Greenwich town officials on Wednesday responded to residents 5 Greenwich residents up in arms over school plan to cut trees

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