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Police: Gunman fired shots from multi-family home in Bridgeport

A gunman fired shots from the third-floor of a multi-family home in Bridgeport leading police to evacuate a neighborhood.

News 12 Staff

Jul 22, 2021, 10:48 AM

Updated 1,036 days ago

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A gunman fired shots from the third-floor of a multi-family home in Bridgeport leading police to evacuate a neighborhood.
The incident happened on Caroll Avenue around 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Police say a man struggling with mental health issues fired a series of gunshots.
They say no one was struck. 
Video from a home security camera shows one resident wearing body armor, then being evacuated into a SWAT truck.
Police say the neighbor who was evacuated from the area is a longtime friend of the gunman and that her husband helped calm the situation by telling the gunman to surrender. 


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