Bridgeport police investigate early morning shooting on Orchard Street

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BRIDGEPORT — A man was shot and wounded on Orchard Street early Friday morning, prompting a swift response from local law enforcement.

At approximately 12:45 a.m., Bridgeport Police Department officers were dispatched to 334 Orchard Street following reports of a shooting.

Upon arrival, they discovered a 29-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen outside the apartment complex.

The victim, whose name has not been released, received immediate medical attention from first responders and was transported by AMR Ambulance to a nearby hospital.

He is currently listed in stable condition.

Bridgeport’s Detective Bureau has taken over the investigation, processing evidence found at the scene and conducting interviews with potential witnesses.

Officers have been canvassing the area in an effort to gather more information.

The police department has issued a call for assistance from the public.

Anyone with information related to the incident is urged to contact Detective Jose Bahr at 203-581-5217.

Anonymous tips can also be submitted through the Bridgeport Police Tips line at 203-576-TIPS.

The investigation is ongoing, and further details will be shared as they become available.

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