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Bridgeport Man Charged With Firing Shots On Greenwich Ave.

A Bridgeport man is facing multiple charges after firing five gunshots on Greenwich Avenue on Monday.
A Bridgeport man is facing multiple charges after firing five gunshots on Greenwich Avenue on Monday. Photo Credit: File

STAMFORD, Conn. -- A convicted felon from Bridgeport was arrested for allegedly firing off five shots on Greenwich Avenue on Monday, according to the Stamford Advocate.

Troy Baker, 36, was questioned by police shortly after reports of the gunshots were made. When authorities attempted to stop Baker, he attempted to flee and reportedly dropped a gun over the Purple Bridge, The Stamford advocate reported.

Police were able to detain Baker, who has 10 felony convictions on his record. Baker was charged with criminal possession of a firearm, illegal discharge of a firearm, first-degree reckless endangerment, resisting arrest, possession of a large capacity magazine and illegal alteration of the pistol’s serial number. He was held in lieu of $250,000 bond, the Stamford Advocate said.

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