Portland police arrest man after shots fired on Preble Street

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PORTLAND — Portland Police responded to a report of shots fired at the intersection of Preble and Somerset streets on April 21 at 7:06 p.m. Officers arrived on the scene promptly and identified a male suspect who matched the description provided.

Thirty-eight-year-old Joshua Young of Westbrook was detained after the police found a firearm in close proximity to where he was apprehended.

Young faces charges of Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person and Aggravated Reckless Conduct with a Dangerous Weapon.

The investigation is ongoing, and authorities are appealing to the public for additional information that could aid in this case or others.

Witnesses or individuals with knowledge pertinent to the incident are encouraged to contact the Portland Police Department at (207) 874-8575.

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