Police search for carjackers who shot man in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT -

Police are searching for the two carjackers who allegedly shot a man after forcing him into his vehicle and driving off in Bridgeport.

According to reports, the crime happened around 12:30 a.m. at North Avenue.

The 30-year-old victim was found shot at the intersection of Maplewood and Howard avenues around 1 a.m.

Fairfield police later found the abandoned car at Exit 23 on I-95.

Authorities say the victim was rushed to St. Vincent's Medical Center with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.    

News 12 is told state police joined officers from Westport in dispatching police dogs to search for the suspects.

No arrests have been made.

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