One dead, 3 injured in Bridgeport shooting - WFSB 3 Connecticut

One dead, 3 injured in Bridgeport shooting


One person was killed and three others injured after a shooting in Bridgeport Tuesday afternoon.

Four men in their late teens and early 20s were reportedly shot in the area of Reservoir and Trumbull avenues at about 2:30 p.m., police said.

Officers said one of the men made it to the end of the corner and then collapsed.

One victim, who was identified as 26-year-old Christopher Pettway of Bridgeport, was shot in the back and died a short while later, police said.

The other three were shot in the butt, femur and possibly the eye and their injuries are believed to non-life-threatening, investigators said.

Two men were taken to Bridgeport Hospital, and the third was taken to another area hospital officials said.

A large portion of Reservoir Avenue was taped off Tuesday afternoon, while officers investigated the scene. 

Police said the shooting occurred near the shopping plaza on Reservoir Avenue

No arrests have been made in the shooting. Police said they are having a tough time right now because people are telling them they haven't seen anything.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Bridgeport Police Department at 203-576-8126 or text information to CRIMES (274637) then TIP717 in the body of the text message. All calls will remain anonymous.

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