Shots fired in high-speed, ‘chaotic’ car chase on I-95 in Stamford

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Police from several departments are investigating a car chase and shooting that ended near this diner in Norwalk, Friday Dec. 19, 2014. (Image: News12CT)

Police from several departments are investigating a car chase and shooting that ended near this diner in Norwalk, Friday Dec. 19, 2014. (Image: News12CT)

STAMFORD — Two people in a car pursued two others in another vehicle in a “chaotic” car chase and shooting on I-95 through Norwalk and Stamford Friday, Stamford police said.

State police, Norwalk police and Stamford police discuss this "chaotic event." (Image: News12CT)

State police, Norwalk police and Stamford police discuss this “chaotic event.” (Image: News12CT)

Shots were fired in both cities, including on the highway, police said.

Shooting at Stamford Home

It began when Stamford Police responded to 14 Ann St. for a report of a shooting Friday at 7:30 p.m. and found shell casings on the driveway.

I-95 Chase

Surveillance from several police officers helped end the shooting, police said. (Image: News12CT)

Surveillance from several police officers helped end the shooting, police said. (Image: News12CT)

At the same time, police discovered that the intended victim and his girlfriend were chasing the shooter onto I-95 North and that there were shots being fired at the victim’s car, officers said.

Other departments, including the State Police Department, joined the search.

A Norwalk police officer witnessed the victim’s car ram the rear of the suspects’ car, police said. Two people got out of the suspect’s 2015 Kia Rio and began firing at the victims car, hitting it several times, they said.

Norwalk Police Chase

eastThe two suspects got back in the car and Norwalk police chased the vehicle until the suspects crashed at the intersection of East Avenue and Prowitt Street and ran away, they said.

Norwalk police saw the male suspect throw a black handgun over a wall behind a nearby diner, before officers caught both suspects, police said.

The chase ended when the suspects crashed near this Norwalk diner, police said. (Image: News12CT)

The chase ended when the suspects crashed near this Norwalk diner, police said. (Image: News12CT)

The officer found the weapon, which was one of two guns stolen in an October car burglary in Stamford, police said.

The victims were not hit by any bullets and no one nearby was injured, in this “chaotic event,” police said.

 

Suspects

The male suspect was later identified as Robert “BJ” Hudson, 32, and the female driver,  was Shameka McNairn, 26, police said.

Hudson, of Bridgeport was charged with Criminal Attempt at Murder, Reckless Endangerment, Unlawful Discharge of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, and Altering a Serial Number on a weapon. Hudson is a convicted felon and has six previous arrests for firearms violations, carrying body armor and ammunition as a felon. He also had two convictions for narcotics sales and interfering with Police. His bond was set at $500,000.

McNairn, of Stamford was charged with Conspiracy and Criminal Attempt at Murder and Reckless Endangerment. Her bond was set at $100,000.

Stamford Police are asking if anyone has information on these shootings to call Stamford Police Detective Bureau at 203-977-4417.

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