A tragic incident unfolded in Bloomfield, resulting in the loss of a man’s life following a shooting, as reported by the local police. The unsettling event took place near the intersection of Cottage Grove Road and Bloomfield Avenue, prompting a swift response from law enforcement.
Shortly before 9 a.m., officers received a distress call alerting them to the incident. The location of the shooting was in proximity to Trinity Health of New England Urgent Care and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, creating a scene of urgency and concern in the community.
Upon arriving at the designated intersection, Bloomfield officers were confronted with a grim sight. They discovered a man who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. Immediate life-saving measures, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), were administered at the scene in a desperate attempt to stabilize his condition. Subsequently, the injured individual was expedited to Saint Francis Hospital for further medical attention.
Despite the valiant efforts to save his life, the man succumbed to his injuries, and he was pronounced dead at Saint Francis Hospital. The circumstances surrounding the shooting, the motive, and the identity of the victim are subjects of ongoing investigation by law enforcement.