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Pittston man injured in Augusta overnight shooting

Police say Martin Winn was shot and was taken to the hospital. They say there is no suspect yet, but do not believe there is any threat to the public.
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AUGUSTA, Maine — Augusta police are investigating a shooting that happened on Middle Street Thursday night.

Police say they responded to multiple phone calls about possible shots fired in that area around 8:30 p.m.

Officers say they received information that two vehicles -- a gold SUV and a silver SUV -- may have been involved in the incident, and may have fled before police arrived.

Police say Martin Winn, 32, of Pittston, was shot and was taken to the hospital, but is expected to recover.

No arrests have been made, and there is no suspect yet. Police do not believe there is any threat to the public.

Police further said the incident does not appear to be a random act of violence, and it is believed the parties involved knew each other in some capacity. 

Augusta police are investigating.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Augusta Police Department.

We will update this article as we learn more information. 


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