June 22, 2018
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Gunshots reported at Portland apartment building


PORTLAND, Maine — Gunshots were reported at Lafayette Apartments in Portland on Friday afternoon.

Police were dispatched to 638 Congress St. shortly after 2 p.m. Officers reportedly found evidence that shots have been fired in the common area of the 100-unit building.

No one was injured.

“We believe there are at least two people involved in the shooting,” said Cmdr. Gary Rogers of the Portland Police Department.

Rogers said the two suspects fled the scene on foot before police arrived.

Tenants were allowed back in the building later Friday afternoon.

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