ID Released For Mother Of Two, 36, Killed In Bridgeport Shooting

A woman shot and killed Tuesday night while looking out a second-story window of her home has been identified by family members as Sujata Lee Edwards.

A woman was shot and killed while looking out a second-floor window of her home.
A woman was shot and killed while looking out a second-floor window of her home. Photo Credit: Google Maps/Street View

Edwards, a mother of two, was at home with her family, including her mother when she was shot and killed by a barrage of gunfire that flew through the second-story window, according to ABC News 7.

Police said the 36-year-old was killed just before 8 p.m. at the house on William Street in Bridgeport.

Arriving officers found the victim, Edwards, on the second floor with at least one gunshot wound to the torso. and began CPR until she was transported to Bridgeport Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

Relatives told ABC News 7 that the son had an ex-girlfriend who had come to the house earlier in the evening, causing a problem with more than 20 people gathering in the street.

The news channel said the girlfriend had threatened "I'll be back" via a text message.

Police declined to confirm Edwards name until an autopsy was completed on Wednesday.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Bridgeport Police at 203-581-5224 or call the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.

This continues to be a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 

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