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Bartender Shot During Robbery Inside Conn. Bar



    Police Search for Suspect in Shooting of Bartender

    Stratford police released surveillance photos on Wednesday of a suspect in the shooting of a bartender.

    (Published Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017)

    An armed robber shot a bartender at a bar in Stratford Center Tuesday night and police are investigating. 

    The robber went into the bar, named BAR, on Main Street around 7 p.m. and demanded money. The bartender handed over the money and was shot once in the abdomen, according to police. Customers were in the bar during the robbery and shooting.

    The bartender was sent to Bridgeport Hospital and required surgery. As of Wednesday morning, the victim was listed in stable condition.

    A description of the robber was not released and his whereabouts are unknown.

    Photo credit: Stratford Police

    Stratford Center was closed due to the police activity.