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Stratford Teens Nabbed In Separate Shootings

Alex Pena Photo Credit: Stratford Police Department
Zaire Dixon Photo Credit: Stratford Police Department

Stratford police nabbed two teens in connection with a pair of separate shootings in town last month.

Alex Pena, 19, of Stratford was arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred on Jan. 6 on Bruce Avenue in Stratford, said Stratford Police Capt. Frank Eannotti.

Pena was arrested on a warrant and charged with criminal attempt at assault, reckless endangerment and weapon in a motor vehicle.

He is expected in court on Feb. 25.

The second teen arrested was Zaire Dixon, 18, of Stratford, for a shooting that took place on South Avenue near Lake Street on Jan. 22.

Dixon was charged with criminal attempt at assault, reckless endangerment, weapon in a motor vehicle and carrying a pistol, Eannotti said.

He is also expected in court on Feb. 25.

In both cases, the captain said there were several witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 203-381-2098.

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