Child among 3 hurt in Bridgeport shooting

Bridgeport police say a child is among three people who were injured in a shooting Saturday night on Anson Street.

Bridgeport police say a child is among three people who were injured in a shooting Saturday night on Anson Street. (9/4/16)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police say two women and a child were injured in a shooting in the city's North End.

The shooting happened in front of a house on Anson Street.  One woman was shot in the groin and the other was shot in the chest. Police say a 9-year-old girl was also struck by bullet fragments, but was not seriously hurt.

Police say at least two gunman opened fire in front of the house, following a dispute one person had with somebody there earlier in the day.

Police Chief AJ Perez is calling on federal lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.

“Anyone caught with a firearm must be processed federally and sent away for a long time,” says Perez.

Police say they're examining surveillance video and hope to make at least two arrests soon.

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