Bridgeport police probe shooting after finding body

Bridgeport police are investigating a fatal shooting after they found a body in the basement of a home Friday.

Bridgeport police spokesperson Lt. Jim Viadero told News 12 Connecticut that the shooting happened around 5 p.m.

The victim, whose name has not been released, is described as a 20-year-old male. He was found in his basement apartment located in a home across the street from Harding High School.

Police say he was shot multiple times and they are searching for two men who were seen running from the scene.

Those with information concerning the shooting are urged to call the Bridgeport Police Department at 203-576-7707.

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