Terrence Simpson accused in Bridgeport home invasion

A Bridgeport man is facing several charges after allegedly forcing his way into a house and holding a couple at gunpoint. Police say Terrence Simpson,

Police say Terrence Simpson, 32, pushed his way

Police say Terrence Simpson, 32, pushed his way into a house on Kossuth Street with a shotgun early yesterday morning. (Credit: News 12)

BRIDGEPORT - A Bridgeport man is facing several charges after allegedly forcing his way into a house and holding a couple at gunpoint.

Police say Terrence Simpson, 32, pushed his way into a house on Kossuth Street with a shotgun early yesterday morning, shortly after midnight.

Felix Ortiz and his wife Sara say that the gunman thought their son had stolen money and his iPad. They say it was a case of mistaken identity and that they are grateful that Simpson is behind bars on $500,000 bond.

The couple's son called 911 and Simpson was arrested.

The shotgun was later found behind a home on Park Street.

Simpson is due back in court later this month.

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