BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Police say a 12-year-old boy was shot and killed in Connecticut.
The Connecticut Post reports Bridgeport police received multiple 911 calls and the city’s ShotSpotter system detected gunshots around 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Police found the boy in front of a home, and he was pronounced dead shortly after officers arrived.
The victim, seventh-grader Clinton Howell, was likely an innocent bystander during a drive-by shooting, police tell the Connecticut Post.
Police Chief Armando Perez says authorities are looking for a vehicle possibly involved in the shooting.
The boy’s death marks the city’s 11th homicide in 2018.