Second Arrest Made in Robbery and Shooting at Stratford Bar

Police have made a second arrest in the robbery and shooting at a Stratford bar that injured a bartender on Nov. 14.

Jachim Brown, 30, of Bridgeport, has been arrested and charged with robbery in the first degree, assault in the first degree, threatening in the first degree. criminal possession of a pistol/revolver, criminal possession of ammunition and carrying a firearm without a permit, according to police.

He was held at court on a $500,000 bond.

Police said the person who committed the robbery went into BAR, on Main Street around 7 p.m. that night and demanded money. The bartender handed over the money and was shot once in the abdomen, according to police. Customers were in the bar during the robbery and shooting.

The bartender was sent to Bridgeport Hospital and required surgery.

Police previously arrested 33-year-old Eric Chambers, of Bridgeport, who has been charged with robbery in the first degree and he is being held on a $250,000 bond. He is due in court on Dec. 6. 

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