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Man Hit In Head, Child Hit In Hand By Gunfire In Bridgeport

Bridgeport Police reported than an adult man and a child were hit by gunfire on Sunday night, according to the Connecticut Post.
Bridgeport Police reported than an adult man and a child were hit by gunfire on Sunday night, according to the Connecticut Post. Photo Credit: File

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A man and a child were both injured in a shooting in Bridgeport on Sunday night, according to the Connecticut Post.

The shooting took place in the area of Colorado Avenue and Maplewood Avenue at around 11 p.m., the Connecticut Post reported. The man's head was grazed by a bullet, while a 5-year-old girl was hit by a stray bullet in the hand, according to the Connecticut Post.

Neither person was the intended target, police told the Connecticut Post, but were instead hit by stray bullets. The man was able to talk to EMTs, even though he was hit in the head, and was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Connecticut Post.

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