Bangor Police say a man was shot and wounded in the parking lot of a local church.

Sergeant Wade Betters said the incident happened at approximately 3:00 Sunday morning. Officers were called to 1195 Ohio Street, where they found a male victim who was wounded. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment and has since been released. The suspect fled the scene.

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The church was not open at the time of the incident.

This case remains under investigation by the Bangor Police Criminal Investigation Division. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to notify Detective Kyle Pelkey at 947-7384, extension 5728 or via email at Kyle.Pelkey@bangormaine.gov. Anonymous tips can be left at the same phone number, by pressing '3.'

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