Community leaders call for end to Bridgeport violence

Bridgeport police are on high alert and residents on edge after several violent incidents.Police say Kaqwan Glen, 20, was shot and killed Wednesday night at

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police are on high alert and residents on edge after several violent incidents.

Police say Kaqwan Glen, 20, was shot and killed Wednesday night at Trumbull Gardens.

They say Jesus Murillo, 19, was also shot and taken to the hospital.

Hours earlier, residents near the corner of Main and Charles streets say an argument ended with gunfire, but no one hurt.

Before that, shots were reported after a brawl on East Main Street that was posted on YouTube.

Bridgeport police say the shootings appear to be unrelated.

Bridgeport community activists aim to cut down violence Bridgeport police on hunt for double shooting suspect

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

They say crews arrived shortly after receiving a 1 Woman killed in Norwalk fire
A Stamford family says they're shocked to be 2 Family faces blight charges over racial slur on garage
The incident happened at 4700 block of Main 3 Driver trapped in car after Bridgeport crash
Nassau Police say they arrested a 23-year-old man 4 Police: Uber driver beaten unconscious by passenger
The event features deals and specials at two 5 Stamford Downtown holds Winter Restaurant Weeks

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