Police: Home invasion robbery suspect shot in Bridgeport
A home invasion robbery suspect was hospitalized after being shot Thursday, Bridgeport police say.
Police say two suspects entered a home at 903 Kossuth St. around 5 p.m. with the intention of robbing someone.
The homeowner shot one of the suspects, who was wearing a mask, according to authorities. They say the two suspects then fled in a pickup truck that police pulled over at Barnum and Central avenues.
One suspect was arrested and the other was taken to Bridgeport Hospital for injuries from the shooting.
Police say they had been searching for the two suspects in connection with other robberies in the city. A police tactical narcotics team happened to be in the area and made the arrest.