January 29

Portland police pursue leads in shooting outside bar

The victim, a 24-year-old local man, remains in serious condition at Maine Medical Center.

By David Hench dhench@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

Police continue to pursue leads in the shooting on Hampshire Street on Tuesday morning that left one man hospitalized in serious condition, but they have made no arrest.

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A man was shot and wounded outside Sangillo’s Tavern at 18 Hampshire St. in Portland early Tuesday.

John Patriquim/Staff Photographer

A 24-year-old Portland man remained at Maine Medical Center on Wednesday, still unable to be interviewed, police said.

The man was shot at 1:20 a.m. on the street in front of Sangillo’s Tavern at 18 Hampshire St. Witnesses reported hearing three shots though police would not elaborate on the extent of the man’s injuries.

Police did not identify the victim.

Police Wednesday continued to collect and analyze security video from around the scene of the shooting, said Lt. James Sweatt, head of detectives.

Invesigators also continued forensic analysis of evidence recovered at the scene, he said.

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