Police: Man in hospital after being shot in Bridgeport

Police say a man is in the hospital fighting for his life after being shot Friday night in Bridgeport.

The shooting occurred at around 8 p.m. at Shelton and Park streets. Neighbors say the gunfire could be heard from two blocks away.

News 12 is told the victim was found bleeding heavily when first responders arrived at the scene. He was transported to Bridgeport Hospital.

Police say the suspect was last seen fleeing in a vehicle and is still at large.

There is no word on what led to the shooting. Police say they are reviewing surveillance footage from the area for clues.

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