Officer discharges gun in Bridgeport pursuit

<p>One suspect&nbsp;is&nbsp;in custody following a short vehicle pursuit that occurred around 9 p.m. near Wood Avenue and Birdseye Street.</p>

News 12 Staff

Mar 16, 2018, 9:46 AM

Updated 2,262 days ago

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Officials say a police officer fired his gun during a Thursday night pursuit in Bridgeport.
One suspect is in custody following a short vehicle pursuit that occurred around 10 p.m. near Wood and North avenues.
Police were attempting to stop a car that was driving erratically, and after a short pursuit the suspect's vehicle hit a parked car.
When police extracted a person from the parked car, the woman driving the first vehicle tried to back into the officer.
The officer responded by firing a single shot.
No one was injured, but the officer was taken to a hospital as a precaution.


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