State Police: Bridgeport officer assigned to Safe Streets task force involved in shooting

A Bridgeport police officer assigned to the federal Safe Streets task force was involved in a shooting Tuesday, state police say.

News 12 Staff

Jun 16, 2021, 12:56 PM

Updated 1,042 days ago

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A Bridgeport police officer assigned to the federal Safe Streets task force was involved in a shooting Tuesday, state police say.
The incident happened around 10:12 p.m. at the corner of Main and Catherine streets in Bridgeport.
State police have Main Street from Catherine Street to Washington Avenue taped off.
They say the victim was transported to the hospital, treated for non-life-threatening injuries, and released.
Connecticut state police personnel were not involved in the incident.
There is no word yet on the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
The Connecticut State Police Eastern District Major Crimes Squad has assumed this investigation at the request of the Bridgeport State's Attorney's Office.
The Bridgeport State's Attorney also requested that the Stamford State's Attorney oversee the investigation.


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