Police seeking public’s help in 2008 Portland shooting

Posted July 06, 2011, at 3:43 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Portland police are appealing to the public for help in the unsolved killing of a Mercy Hospital security guard who was fatally shot in the back in 2008 in the hospital’s parking lot.

Police think 27-year-old James Angelo was killed by a stray bullet in an exchange of gunfire between two other men in the early morning hours of Sept. 7 in the parking lot while returning from a break.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Sauschuck and Mercy Hospital CEO Eileen Skinner held a press conference Wednesday hoping to keep the case fresh in the public’s mind.

Sauschuck said police believe somebody in the community knows who shot Angelo. A $30,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and indictment of whoever was responsible.

 

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