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Gun Recovered, Two In Custody After Shots Fired Near Police In Bridgeport

A Bridgeport Police officer was shot at after trying to break up a dispute.
A Bridgeport Police officer was shot at after trying to break up a dispute. Photo Credit: Daily Voice File photo

Two men are under arrest after one shot at a Bridgeport Police officer who attempted to break-up a dispute, according to Bridgeport Police.

The incident took place around 10 a.m. Wednesday when two Bridgeport police officers were on a road job when one of the officers was shot at when he approached two men in a dispute near Jane Street and Kossuth Street, according to Av Harris, spokesman for the police department.

The officer was not hit and no one was injured, and a gun was recovered at the scene, Harris said.

Following the shooting, a brief pursuit ensued as police turned out in force to track down the two men, who were captured and are currently being questioned and booked, police said.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available, Harris said.

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