LEWISTON — Police said a man was shot in the leg during a fight over the weekend.

The man, whom police did not identify Monday, was treated at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston for an injury not considered life-threatening.

The incident happened Saturday in the area of Towle Street, and was reported shortly after 1 p.m. by callers who said they heard gunfire and someone yelling for help, according to Lt. David St. Pierre.

Officers scoured the area for a suspect and detectives began investigating.

Police are seeking the assistance of anybody who may have witnessed this incident. They are urging anyone with information to call Detective Crystal Lachance at 207-513-3001, Ext. 3310, or the watch commander at Ext. 3324.

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