Press Release

July 12, 2012
Gunshots on Marlborough Road
Portland Police officers responded to 10 Marlborough Road at noon today for the report of several gunshots. Officers arriving could hear more shots being fired and quickly established a perimeter. Shortly afterward the 66 year old resident of the home called 911 to report he had fired his gun. He surrendered to officers and a handgun was found nearby. Investigation revealed the man was delusional, suffering from apparent mental illness. He had fired several rounds inside the house. He was alone in the residence at the time and no one was injured. He was taken to an area hospital for evaluation and treatment. Several firearms were confiscated from the residence. At this time no criminal charges are anticipated.