Portland police investigating report of gun fired into house with sleeping residents

Posted July 19, 2013, at 12:59 p.m.
Last modified July 19, 2013, at 1:57 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Police are investigating a report of gunshots that were fired on Madison Street early Friday.

City spokeswoman Nicole Clegg said a firearm was discharged around 4:25 a.m. and at least one bullet entered 23 Madison St.

The residents were sleeping in a room when the bullet entered the house, according to Clegg, but nobody was injured.

Police are seeking information from anybody who may have witnessed the incident.

Any witnesses should contact Portland police at 874-8533. Mobile phone users can leave anonymous tips by texting “GOTCHA” plus a message to 274637.

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