Shots fired into Portland police parking garage

Portland police are investigating after someone fired several shots into the police department parking garage late Sunday night.Police said the shots were reported just after 10:30 p.m.One police officer was in the garage at the time but was not hurt.Police said the gun was found near the garage.Investigators said they have identified a person of interest, and the car the shots were fired from is in police custody. No charges have been filed.Police said they continue to review security footage of the area. “Coming at a time which are police officers and others around the country being a broadly and directly vilified based on the actions of a few makes it even that much more concerning in the demoralizing here for our department,” Police Chief Frank Clark said.Police said the motivation for the shots fired is unknown at this time.Anyone with information is asked to call police at 207-874-8575The sound bite talks about how the chief is discouraged at today’s climate toward police officers

Portland police are investigating after someone fired several shots into the police department parking garage late Sunday night.

Police said the shots were reported just after 10:30 p.m.

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One police officer was in the garage at the time but was not hurt.

Police said the gun was found near the garage.

Investigators said they have identified a person of interest, and the car the shots were fired from is in police custody. No charges have been filed.

Police said they continue to review security footage of the area.

“Coming at a time which are police officers and others around the country being a broadly and directly vilified based on the actions of a few makes it even that much more concerning in the demoralizing here for our department,” Police Chief Frank Clark said.

Police said the motivation for the shots fired is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 207-874-8575

The sound bite talks about how the chief is discouraged at today’s climate toward police officers