Search Underway for Driver Who Hit Police Officer in Bridgeport

Bridgeport Police cruiser
NBC Connecticut

Police are searching for the driver who struck a police officer in Bridgeport this morning.

Bridgeport Police said officers were responding to reports of gunshots in the area of Kossuth and Shelton streets just before 9 a.m. and a vehicle hit an officer while fleeing the scene.

Police said the driver was operating a small compact four-door white vehicle.

The officer's injuries are not life-threatening, police said. The officer was brought to the hospital.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS (8477).

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