Police: Bouncer shot in abdomen outside Bridgeport bar

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Bridgeport police are investigating a shooting that left a bouncer wounded with a gunshot to the abdomen.

Police say that there were reports of a shooting just before 10 p.m. Sunday at Perfections Lounge, located at 1603 Barnum Ave.

News 12 is told that patrol units responded and Stratford police, who happened to be in the area at the time, pursued a suspect who was running from the area.

The male victim, 37, works as a bouncer at the bar and was found suffering with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

News 12 is told that the man was transported to Bridgeport Hospital, where he underwent surgery. He is expected to survive.

The motive for the shooting is under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bridgeport police at 203-576-TIPS (8477).

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