Thirteen Shot, One Critical In Bridgeport House Party Ambush

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Thirteen people were wounded in an early morning ambush on a large Plymouth Street house party, including one woman who was shot in the face and was in critical condition Sunday morning, police said.

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Evidence suggests two shooters fired through the hedges from the backyard at 31-33 Plymouth Street and struck the victims, who were all in the rear of 19 Plymouth Street, police said. Officers were called to reports of shots fired shortly before 1:30 a.m.

Ten victims were treated at Bridgeport Hospital and three went to St. Vincent’s Medical Center, transported by both private car and ambulance.

Eleven sustained non-life threatening wounds to their lower extremities, police said. One male sustained a gunshot wound to the face that is non-life threatening and a woman is in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the face, police said.

Eleven of the victims are male, police said.

Anyone with information on possible suspects or details should contact Detective Kenneth McKenna at 203-581-5245. Those with information can also call the anonymous tip line at 203-576-TIPS (8477).

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