BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — A 16-year-old who told police he was shot in the head when he peered out his window Friday night is in critical but stable condition at Yale-New Haven Hospital, police said Saturday.
The teen said he was in his room shortly before midnight when he heard arguing outside. When he looked out the window, the teen told police, he was shot in the head.
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Police said an officer observed an apparent bullet hole in the window and detectives recovered shell casings and a handgun from a yard across the street from where the gunshot victim was found at 472 Connecticut Ave.
The teen was bleeding from the head but was conscious and talking, police said.
Officers were called to the area of Connecticut Avenue and Fifth Street on a report of a street fight. Police are investigating.