Arrest made in Deering Oaks shooting

Published: Sep. 8, 2022 at 6:16 PM EDT
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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - A Massachusetts man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a man in Deering Oaks Park in Portland Wednesday night.

Police responded to the park for a report of a shooting. The victim, Walter Omal, was taken to Maine Medical Center where he died.

Thursday, Portland police announced the arrest of Amin Awies Mohamed from Roxbury, Massachusetts. Officials are not saying how the two men knew each other or what lead up to the shooting. Mohamed is being held at the Cumberland County Jail without bail.

Police are still investigating and ask anyone with information about the shooting to please call the department.