- Associated Press - Friday, June 2, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Police say they have arrested a man in connection with a shooting in Maine that left a man hospitalized.

Portland Police say 32-year-old William Ficklin faces charges including attempted murder and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

The victim, 39-year-old Russell Solak, is in stable condition at Maine Medical Center.

Police say that Ficklin shot Solak late Tuesday on Preble Street in the area of a parking garage in Portland.

Lt. Robert Martin said that anonymous tips led police to Ficklin, whom they arrested Friday morning. It wasn’t immediately known if he had an attorney.

Police describes Ficklin as a transient originally from Massachusetts.


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