Bridgeport man shot in buttocks; claims some shot him while walking

May 20, 2019 GMT

BRIDGEPORT - A man, who was wounded in the buttocks, claims someone shot him while walking on Huntington Turnpike Sunday morning.

Police got a call at 10:14 a.m. from Bridgeport Hospital reportinng that a male arrived with a gunshot wound. Officers and detectives responded to the hospital and spoke with a male victim who was alert and conscious.

“The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the buttocks that he states occurred while he was walking on Huntington Turnpike near Priscilla Street,” Capt. Brian Fitzgerald

“No crime scene was located at this location and there are inconsistencies in the victim’s version of events.”


Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting and ask that anyone with information contact Bridgeport Police at 203-576-TIPS.