Police Investigate Gunfire At Portland Bar

Updated 7 months ago

Portland police say a 24-year-old man has been taken to the hospital in serious condition with an apparent gunshot wound.

Police responded to the area of 18 Hampshire Street at about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday after getting a report of gunfire.

That address is a bar known as Sangillo’s Tavern. Police did not say whether the shooting was connected to the bar.

Lt. James Sweatt says several witnesses and potential suspects were detained and are being questioned, but there was no word on arrests.

The injured man’s name was not made public.

Hampshire Street was closed during the investigation.


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