DERBY - A man is in police custody in connection with a double shooting that happened in Bridgeport last month.

Police say Anthony Deegen, 25, was arrested after he was discovered trying to escape out the back door of a home in Derby on Thursday. Deegen was wanted in connection with the two shootings that happened on Dec. 10.

A woman living in the home also faces charges after police say she falsely denied knowing Deegan's whereabouts.