May 23, 2018
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Police: Man shot on Hampshire Street in Portland

BDN staff reports

PORTLAND, Maine — A 24-year-old man was rushed to the hospital after suffering from an apparent gunshot early Tuesday morning outside Sangillo’s Tavern on Hampshire Street in Portland.

Officers went to an area near the tavern at 18 Hampshire St. in response to a report of gunshots, according to a Portland Police Department news release. They found the wounded man, who has not been identified, and immediately sent him for treatment at Maine Medical Center.

He is in stable condition, according to police.

Police are interviewing several witnesses and potential suspects. No arrest related to the shooting had been made as of late Tuesday morning.

Portland police Lt. James Sweatt told the BDN late Tuesday morning that the investigation is in its early stages and that he did not anticipate releasing more information about the shooting in the immediate future.

Watch for updates.

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