Maine police investigating shots fired as party breaking up

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LEWISTON, MAINE >> Police in Maine are investigating multiple shots being fired as a party in Lewiston was breaking up early Saturday morning.

Authorities say bullets struck several cars but no one was injured during the 4 a.m. melee that jolted residents awake in the area of Lincoln and Oxford streets.

The Lewiston Sun Journal (http://bit.ly/1VFpd1p) quoted one resident as saying she awoke to a rapid sequence of shots and heard a woman screaming.

Sgt. David Chick says the shots were fired as people were leaving a party at a house on Oxford Street. He says people scattered when police arrived.

Police say they expect to make arrests soon.


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