3 Charged After Fight at Bridgeport Superior Court

Connecticut State Police arrested three people after a fight broke out at Bridgeport Superior Court ahead of a murder suspect’s arraignment Monday.

Police said troopers, Bridgeport police officers and Trumbull police officers all responded to the courthouse at 172 Golden Hill Street for a report of a large fight and a big crowd inside the building. Officers separated the groups and learned they were all there for a pending arraignment of a murder suspect.

No one was seriously hurt. Three people were arrested.

Jermaine Felton, 38, was charged with third-degree assault, assault on an elderly victim, and breach of peace. He was released on a $125,000 bond.

Shamar Swinton, 37, was charged with interfering with an officer, breach of peace, and assault on an elderly person. He was held on a $135,000 bond and is due in court Tuesday.

Antiqua Washington, 29, was charged with third-degree assault and breach of peace. She was released on a $25,000 bond.

The investigation is ongoing and police said more arrests are possible.

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