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Officials: Man arrested for shooting wife and stepson in Stratford

It happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday night on Bates Street.

Emily Knapton

May 23, 2024, 4:24 PM

Updated 28 days ago

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Stratford police arrested a man for a shooting involving his wife and stepson.
It happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday night on Bates Street.
Authorities say Micheal James fired a gun while arguing with his stepson Rakeem Mack.
They say the round also hit James' wife Lolita Mack-James.
Police say Rakeem Mack and Lolita Mack-James were transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening wounds.
Police say they believe James was trying to protect his wife from Mack during the confrontation.
James is charged with assault with a firearm and reckless endangerment.
He is being held on a $100,000 bond.


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