Bridgeport Man in Critical Condition After Ansonia Shooting

A 21-year-old Bridgeport man who was shot in the chest and leg at the corner of North Main Street and Fourth Street in Ansonia on Wednesday night is in critical condition, according to police.

The victim has been identified as Carneggy Lamothe, 21, of Bridgeport.

Ansonia police spokesman Lt. Andrew Cota said the shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. during some sort of disturbance.

Officers arrived to find Lamothe lying on the ground near the Ansonia Mini Market at 147 North Main Street.

He was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment.

Police have not identified a suspect, but he was wearing dark clothing, according to police.

Police stopped a vehicle seen fleeing the area a short distance away from Fourth Street, identified the people inside and released them. 

Witnessed to the shooting should call the Ansonia Police Department at 203-735-1885 and ask for Detective Stephen Adcox.

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