Norwalk police boosting patrols near 2 schools

The number of patrols near two Norwalk schools have been stepped up following a shooting last month. Officials say the shots were fired in the

NORWALK - The number of patrols near two Norwalk schools have been stepped up following a shooting last month. Officials say the shots were fired in the air just blocks from Columbus Magnet School and Side-by-Side Community School while students were on recess.

Although no one was hurt, Norwalk police feel that their increase in patrols has deterred violence. Police say that they will speak to anyone they feel should not be in the area in order to make sure they?re not loitering.

The additional patrols will continue through the end of the school year.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Karen Ivers took part in her last graduation 1 Bridgeport nursing director retiring after 35 years
Thousands of people are rallying together in cities 2 Women march in solidarity in Stamford
Bridgeport police say a woman is in critical 3 Police: Woman shot in the head in Bridgeport
Soto's family describes the 31-year-old as funny, helpful, 4 Family mourns death of Stamford man killed in crash
Stamford police say one man is recovering after 5 Police: Man critical after Stamford store shooting

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