Police: 1 dead in shooting that shut down Route 8 in Bridgeport for hours

One person has died after a shooting that led to the hourslong closure of a major roadway in Bridgeport Tuesday.

News 12 Staff

Jun 15, 2021, 1:07 PM

Updated 1,073 days ago

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One person has died after a shooting that led to the hourslong closure of a major roadway in Bridgeport Tuesday.
The northbound side of Route 8 between exits 4 and 5 is now reopened following an investigation by Connecticut State Police.
Police say a male who was found with a gunshot wound was taken to a hospital, where he died.
Police say another person found with injuries that are not life-threatening was also taken to a hospital.
Detectives say the identity of the victim will not be released at this time and that he was the intended target.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Troop G Barracks at 203 696-2500.


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