Update: Standoff with Suspected Portland Shooter Ends Peacefully
Portland police say a woman has been shot
and that a response team has been attempting to get the suspected
shooter to come out of an apartment house.
Police Chief Michael Sauschuck said a woman was shot in the
chest by a man from a building while walking on Cedar Street around
10:30 a.m. Saturday. She was taken to Maine Medical Center with
Sauschuck told The Portland Press Herald that based on the woman's wound, the shooter may have fired a
Armed officers cordoned off the neighborhood and tried to
persuade the suspected shooter to surrender.
The shooting took place while 200 students took their SAT tests
at nearby Portland High School, which was put into lockdown before
police led students out a rear exit.