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.

click image to enlarge

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.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at OnlineSentinel.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)