Police in Bridgeport investigate robb...

Police in Bridgeport investigate robbery, shooting

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Edison, NJ

#1 Jun 23, 2013

Police in Bridgeport are investigating a motor bike robbery that sent one man to the hospital after being shot.

Police were called to McKinley Avenue around 8:30 p.m. Friday night on a report of a shooting victim.

The victim and a friend were riding a motor bike when they were confronted by a young male with a gun.

The male demanded the motorbike from the victim.

The victims friend slapped the firearm out of the suspects hand leading to a brief struggle.

The suspect was able to regain control of the firearm and fire a single shot.

The two victims were fleeing the scene when one realized he had an injury to his chest.

Medics were called to the scene and the victim was transported to Bridgeport Hospital were he was treated for a superficial laceration to his chest.

The victim is listed in stable condition.

The incident remains under investigation.

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