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Government Center In Bridgeport Reopens After Gun Scare

The Margaret E. Morton Government Center in Bridgeport experienced a lockdown Wedneday morning.
The Margaret E. Morton Government Center in Bridgeport experienced a lockdown Wedneday morning. Photo Credit: Google Maps

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A reported man with a gun inside led to a lockdown of Margaret E. Morton Government Center in Bridgeport on Wednesday morning.

The lockdown was lifted within 40 minutes, according to Connecticut News 12.

The lockdown occurred when a man who had an automatic weapon made threats to enter the building, police told Connecticut News 12.

Mayor Joe Ganim and employees were inside at the time, the report said.

Click here to see the Connecticut News 12 report.

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