Bridgeport woman shot in the face, drives to hospital

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BRIDGEPORT — Police are investigating after a woman suffered a facial gunshot wound overnight.

31-year-old Linda Mitchell of Marina Village drove herself to Bridgeport Hospital early Saturday morning. Doctors alerted authorities at about 2:45 a.m. after learning she had been shot in the face.

Bridgeport Police detectives recovered a slug on the victim’s car seat after searching her vehicle in the hospital garage.

A potential suspect is unknown at this time.

Police are conducting an investigation and analyzing the course of events leading to the injury.