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Bridgeport – Two Victims In Shooting Incident

Two individuals sustained gunshot wounds in an incident in Bridgeport early Sunday evening.

Authorities received a ShotSpotter notification on Highland Avenue at approximately 5:37 p.m. Responders discovered two individuals with gunshot injuries in the area. An 18-year-old male who was shot twice was immediately transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center where he eventually died. Another victim, a 21-year-old male with multiple injuries, was transported to Bridgeport Hospital and is expected to survive. Officials are currently investigating the incident and are asking possible witnesses to help apprehend the still-unidentified assailants.

Resolving these cases typically require the involvement of witnesses as suspects are rarely apprehended at crime scenes. Reckless or negligent behavior is almost always involved in these situations, so bringing culprits to justice will only make our communities safer. That said, injuries caused by negligence can allow victims to review and possibly pursue damage claims against responsible parties. Legal experts can help us understand these avenues and can make appropriate suggestions.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

Note: Our blog reports on a variety of sensitive stories with the goal of raising awareness of accidents and the repercussions they can have. We use real news articles as our sources. Should a story be updated or a post on our site be inaccurate, please let us know so we can update our post. Our blog is not intended to be read as legal advice.

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