Arrest made in Meriden bb gun shooting on Platt Avenue

Michael Jordan (Photo: Meriden police)

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are investigating an assault on Platt Avenue in Meriden.

On Thursday night at approximately 10:50 p.m., Meriden Police responded to 8 Platt Avenue after getting reports of a woman who was bleeding and in need of medical attention.

Upon their arrival, they found a woman with facial and head injuries. Lifestar was called to the scene at 11:00 p.m. and the victim was brought directly to a lifestar helicopter, then flown to Saint Francis Hospital.

Bystanders told police that they suspected the woman had been shot but investigations revealed that this was not the case.

Officers located a facsimile BB gun on scene but it was determined that it did not cause the woman’s injuries.

After a quick and thorough investigation, officers were able to identify and arrest the suspect, 48-year-old Michael Jordan, who had an active warrant out for his arrest.

Both Jordan and the victim have a storied past, and the victim is now being treated for serious injuries.