Bridgeport PD: 3-year-old shot in gang fight

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police today said they have leads and hope to make an arrest soon after stray gunfire hit a 3-year-old Bridgeport girl during a shootout between rival gangs.

Police say the young girl was on a sidewalk with her mother when she was hit by a bullet from a passing car at about 5:30 p.m. yesterday on Maplewood Avenue and Poplar Street.

They say another person was shot in the hand.

Police say it is possible the shooting was drug-related because they found drugs at the scene.

Family members say the young girl is recovering at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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