Bridgeport: 17-year-old suffers multiple gunshot wounds

WFSB File.
Published: Dec. 3, 2022 at 10:28 PM EST
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WFSB) - At around 6:40 p.m. tonight, Bridgeport police responded to the intersection of Stratford Avenue & Wilmot Avenue on a ShotSpotter activation.

When gunshots are fired in an area with ShotSpotter activation, police receive a notification and location within one minute.

Police say at this time they also received multiple calls from citizens reporting around 10-11 gunshots.

Ten minutes later, a 17-year-old Stratford teenager walked into a local hospital suffering from multiple non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

The victim was dropped off near the hospital by a private vehicle, according to police.

Bridgeport police are investigating.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact the case officer, Detective Todd Toth, at 203-581-5244 or utilize the Bridgeport Police tips line at 203 576-TIPS.