Man Accused of Shooting from Vehicle on I-95

State police have arrested a Bridgeport man who is accused of shooting a gun from a vehicle on Interstate 95 in Stratford and Bridgeport area on Sunday afternoon.

Police started receiving 911 calls at 3:26 p.m. with reports of a man firing a handgun from a gray Ford Focus on I-95 North, near exit 28 in Bridgeport and troopers identified a suspect, with help from the New Haven Police Department.

No one was injured in the incident, according to state police.

They said they found the vehicle on Grand Avenue in New Haven and Matthew Bouton, 27, of Bridgeport, was taken into custody and charged with illegal discharge of a firearm, second-degree breach of peace, criminal possession of a firearm and first-degree reckless endangerment.

Bond was set at $100,000.

Bouton is due in court on May 22.

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