14-year-old shot after trying to set Gorham home on fire, police say

Posted July 14, 2012, at 2 p.m.

GORHAM, Maine — Police in Gorham, Maine, say a 14-year-old boy is recovering after he was shot while allegedly trying to set fire to a home.

Police say people were inside the home at the time Friday night. They say the homeowner and another person interrupted the boy and shots were fired.

The boy suffered injuries not considered life-threatening and was taken to Maine Medical Center to be treated.

Police are investigating. No charges have been filed.