Lewiston police examine weekend taking pictures



LEWISTON – Police are investigating a weekend shootout in which a 27-year-old local was gunshot in his arm.

Police said they were called to Lisbon’s Lower Street just after 2 p.m. on Sunday, where witnesses reported hearing a gunshot and then seeing a bleeding man running down the street.

Investigators said the man, who was not identified, was shot in the forearm. Police found him at the scene but said the victim is not cooperating with the investigation and will not reveal who shot him or what led to the confrontation.

The man was treated for his non-life-threatening injury.

The shooting brought evidence technicians to Lisbon Street and for the rest of the day part of the sidewalk near Chestnut Street was cordoned off while the investigation continued.

Police, detectives and technicians investigate the crime scene well into the evening. No one was charged until Tuesday afternoon and the police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact them at (207) 513-3001.

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