A 49-year old woman was transported to Maine Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries after being shot. The incident occured in the area of 19 Parris Street at 8:44 am, today. The victim and attacker were involved in a verbal argument just before she was shot.
The suspect is described as a younger white male who was armed with a silver semi-automatic handgun. He was driving a small silver sport utility vehicle possibly with a Massachusetts registration starting with the numbers 771. There was a passenger in the front seat described as a white male. The vehicle fled he area and was last seen on Parris Street driving towards Portland Street,
If anyone has information regarding this incident, please call the Portland Police Department at (207) 874-8575.