Police: 16-year-old shot in bedroom on Connecticut Street in Bridgeport
BRIDGEPORT - Police in Bridgeport are investigating after a teenager was struck by a bullet inside his first-floor bedroom.
The shooting occurred on Connecticut Avenue at around 11:45 p.m. Friday.
Relatives say the boy was in his bed when a bullet came through the window and hit him in the head.
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Tina Young says she and her family live upstairs and were at home when her nephew was shot. She says people were fighting outside the home at around 11:30 p.m.
"Whoever they were, they got in their vehicles and as they were taking off they shot up the house," she says.
Young adds that her nephew had nothing to do with the fight.
Police say the unidentified teen is in the hospital in critical but stable condition.