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Man shot multiple times in Lewiston

Police said they found the 20-year-old man on Pierce Street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
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LEWISTON, Maine — A 20-year-old man was injured Saturday night in a shooting in Lewiston, police said.

Police were called to the area of 108 Pierce St. around 8:20 p.m. for a report of gunshots, Lewiston police said in a Facebook post.

Police said they found the young victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Central Maine Medical Center. 

Police said they believe the victim and the shooter knew each other. They also gathered shell casings at the scene. 

The identity of the victim was not released. Police did not release information about how many times he was shot or his condition.

Lewiston police told NEWS CENTER Maine that no one had been charged. They said they would provide additional information on Monday.

Police ask anyone with information regarding this shooting to call them.

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2022 At approximately 8:20 last night (Saturday, 1/22/22) Lewiston...

Posted by Lewiston Maine Police Department on Sunday, January 23, 2022