Man shot in robbery at East Side Sport in Bridgeport

It happened this morning at East Side Sport Shop.

It happened this morning at East Side Sport Shop. (2/19/13)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police are investigating a shooting during a robbery at a clothing store this morning.

Police say the shooting occurred at around 10 a.m. at East Side Sport clothing store on East Main Street.

A man demanded money from store owner Felix Reyes, 65, before shooting him, according to Reyes’ son. The owner's son also says the robber ran off empty-handed.

Reyes is alert and expected to make a full recovery, according to his son.

Police say the suspect remains on the loose. Anyone with information is asked to call Bridgeport police.

To watch extended Chopper 12 footage from above the shooting scene, click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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