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Men arrested in connection with deadly Bridgeport hotel shooting

BRIDGEPORT — Two men were arrested in connection in a deadly shooing that happened in 2018.

Donnell Williams, 28
Photo Credit: Bridgeport Police

Donnell Williams and Glenn Pettway were arrested for their alleged role in the murder of Alfanso Anderson.

On February 26, 2018, police received calls of shots fired inside room #12 inside the Inn at 145 Lake Street.

When officers arrived, they found Anderson suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Anderson was pronounced dead at the scene.


Police said that the murder was committed over a case mistaken identity. It is believed that Pettway was attempting to collect a debt owed to a prostitute and that Anderson was mistakenly identified as the man.


Glenn Pettway
Photo Credit: Bridgeport Police Department

There is no evidence that Anderson had any connection to Pettway, the prostitute, or was doing anything illegal. Police officials said that it appears Anderson was truly an innocent victim.

Williams, 28, is facing numerous charges including murder. He is being held on $1 million bond

Pettway, 25, is charged with murder, criminal possession of a pistol without a permit, criminal use of a firearm, and attempted robbery in the first degree. He is also being held on $1 million bond.



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