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Bridgeport Teenager Shot In Neck Hospitalized In Critical Condition

A Bridgeport teen was shot in the neck near Trumbull Avenue and Terrace Circle in Bridgeport.
A Bridgeport teen was shot in the neck near Trumbull Avenue and Terrace Circle in Bridgeport. Photo Credit: File

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A teenager was in critical condition after he was shot in the neck Wednesday afternoon in Bridgeport, police said.

At 4:15 p.m., officers responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Trumbull Avenue and Terrace Circle, police said.

The victim, a 15-year-old black male, was transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center in a private vehicle, police said.

The teen had suffered a single gunshot wound to the back of the neck, police said. He was listed in in critical but stable condition Wednesday evening, police said.

Detectives are actively investigating the shooting. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Bridgeport Police Department at 203-581-5201.

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