Person Shot at Southport Restaurant

On Sunday June 19, 2022 at approximately 0015hrs the Fairfield Police Emergency Communications Center received several 911 calls reporting shots fired at Wafu, 3671 Post Road Southport. Westport Police also received several 911 calls reporting the same activity and sent officers to assist.

First arriving officers from Fairfield and assisting officers from Westport found a large crowd dispersing from inside of the restaurant to the parking lot area. Employees from the restaurant reported hearing shots fired following the altercation however there were no gunshot victims found by police.

Approximately ten minutes later, police were notified by Bridgeport Hospital that they were treating a gunshot victim who claims to have been shot in Southport.

A preliminary investigation revealed that an adult male sustained a gunshot wound to the arm and was suffering from non-life threatening injuries. Several items of evidentiary value were found on scene which include shell casings. This is an ongoing and active incident being investigated by the Fairfield Police Detective Bureau.

Anyone with information or may have video from their cell phone is asked to contact the Fairfield Police Detective Bureau at 203-254-4840.

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