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State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting In Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Bridgeport police officer was involved in a shooting Wednesday night in the area of Woodmont Avenue, Connecticut State Police said.

State police were investigating after the suspect was transported to the hospital.

No police officers were shot, state police said.

Connecticut News12 said a burglary suspect was shot in the face by a police officer.

Earlier in the day, officers recovered a firearm in the area after several shots were fired, according to the Connecticut Post. One person was wounded in that earlier shooting, the Post said.

Click here for the Connecticut Post story and click here for the News12 story.

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