Police Investigate Gunshots on Madison Street

7/19/2013 - POLICE DEPARTMENT

PRESS RELEASE

Portland Police Department
109 Middle Street
Portland, Maine 04101
www.police.portlandmaine.gov
CONTACT: Lt. James Sweatt, phone (207) 874-8604
JJS@portlandmaine.gov


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 19, 2013

Police Investigate Gunshots on Madison Street

At approximately 4:25 AM, officers were called to the area of 23 Madison Street for reports of gunshots. The investigation revealed that a firearm was discharged and at least one bullet entered the residence at 23 Madison Street. The residents were sleeping in the room when the bullet penetrated. No one was injured.

Police are seeking assistance from anyone who may have witnessed the incident.



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Anonymous phone tips can be left on the Department’s Crime Tip line: 207-874-8584.

Witnesses are asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 207-874-8533