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Busy Roadway Closed In Fairfield County Due To Shooting, Police Say

Sections of Route 8 in Bridgeport and Trumbull are closed due to a shooting.
Sections of Route 8 in Bridgeport and Trumbull are closed due to a shooting. Photo Credit: CT Department of Transportation

A busy roadway in Fairfield County is closed in two sections due to a shooting that left one person with life-threatening injuries.

As of 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 15, north Route 8 is closed in Bridgeport and Trumbull, said the Connecticut State Police.

The northbound lanes between exits 4 and 5 in Bridgeport and exits 5 and 8 in Trumbull are expected to remain closed for a sustainable amount of time.

The shutdown comes after two people were shot around 3:30 a.m., Tuesday, both were wounded, one with life-threatening injures, the state police said.

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

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