Woman Shot in Chest in Portland, Police Trying to Get Suspected Shooter out of Building

Updated 3 years ago

Portland police say a woman has been shotand that a response team has been attempting to get the suspectedshooter to come out of an apartment house. Police Chief Michael Sauschuck said a woman was shot in thechest by a man from a building while walking on Cedar Street around10:30 a.m. Saturday. She was taken to Maine Medical Center withnon-life-threatening injuries. Sauschuck told The Portland Press Herald that based on the woman’s wound, the shooter may have fired apellet gun. Armed officers cordoned off the neighborhood and tried topersuade the suspected shooter to surrender. The shooting took place while 200 students took their SAT testsat nearby Portland High School, which was put into lockdown beforepolice led students out a rear exit.


MENU