Bridgeport police: Woman faces charges following self-inflicted shooting

Yolanda Alvarez is charged with breach of peace and unlawful discharge of a firearm.

News 12 Staff

Aug 12, 2023, 12:49 PM

Updated 284 days ago

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A woman is facing charges after apparently shooting herself in the leg, according to Bridgeport police.
Officers say they were called to Bridgeport Hospital on a report of a gunshot.
Upon arriving, hospital staff informed them that Yolanda Alvarez’s gunshot wound was self-inflicted.
Alvarez is charged with breach of peace and unlawful discharge of a firearm.


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