Mayor Bill Finch calls for investigation after Bridgeport Police Officer Juan Santiago shoots himself

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has ordered an internal affairs investigation after a city officer accidentally shot himself in a restaurant.

Police say Juan Santiago was inside the Bagel King on Main Street yesterday when he accidentally fired the shot.

He was hit in the leg and the bullet broke a window.

Police say the gun was not Santiago's service weapon.

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