State and local police investigate a shooting Saturday morning at Home Place Inn at 150 College Ave. in Waterville. Joseph Tracy, 33, was taken to MaineGeneral Medical Center in Waterville, before being flown by a Lifeflight of Maine helicopter to Maine Medical Center in Portland, where he died Monday, according to police.

WATERVILLE — A 33-year-old man who was shot Saturday at a College Avenue apartment in Waterville died Monday morning, according to police.

State and local police said Monday they were continuing their investigation into the shooting and death of Joseph Tracy, who died at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

Officers also said no arrest had been made as of Monday in connection with the incident.

“Investigators continue to review the circumstances of the death, and an autopsy took place Monday at the state medical examiner’s office in Augusta,” Steve McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, wrote in an email.

Tracy recently lived at different locations in Waterville and with his parents in the Kennebec County town of West Gardiner, according to McCausland.

Tracy attended Lawrence High School in Fairfield, graduating in 2006.

Chief Joseph Massey of the Waterville Police Department said Monday that officers were called to Home Place Inn at 150 College Ave. at 11:05 a.m. Saturday.

The shooting victim was taken to MaineGeneral Medical Center’s Thayer Center for Health in Waterville before being flown by a LifeFlight of Maine helicopter to the Portland hospital.

“The victim from Saturday’s shooting died earlier this morning,” Massey said Monday. “The only other thing I can tell you is detectives continue to aggressively work the case and that’s where we’re at.”

Massey declined to say how many times Tracy had been shot or what his injuries were following the incident at Home Place Inn. Home Place is a cluster of buildings containing rental units. It is off College Avenue, between Crescent and Highwood streets, and across the street from American Glass Co.

Neighbors at Home Place Inn said the shooting Saturday took place at an apartment on the back of Building B, which is accessible from Crescent Street, off College Avenue. A woman in whose apartment the shooting reportedly took place was moving out of the apartment Monday.

At Home Place Inn late Monday morning, neighbors said the shooting took place at an apartment on the back of what is known as Building B, which is accessible from Crescent Street, off College Avenue.

A woman in whose apartment the shooting reportedly took place was moving out of the apartment Monday and had chairs, a lamp and other items piled up outside her door, which was open.

Police investigate the shooting scene Saturday morning at Home Place Inn at 150 College Ave. in Waterville. Joseph Tracy, 33, was taken to MaineGeneral Medical Center in Waterville, before being flown by a Lifeflight of Maine helicopter to Maine Medical Center in Portland, where he died Monday, according to police. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel Buy this Photo

She appeared surprised when told Tracy had died earlier Monday. She said she had been told Sunday he was going to live. She then immediately declined to continue speaking with a reporter.

Another woman with her said Tracy did not live at that apartment or elsewhere at Home Place Inn.

A third woman who was helping to place the apartment’s contents into a van said she did not know anything about the shooting.

In another building next to Building B, tenant Jordan Buker, 26, said he was not home Saturday when the shooting occurred, but his neighbor told him later that police were looking for a man in a white car who might have been involved in the shooting.

Buker said he was told the white car had stopped at the nearby Cumberland Farms on College Avenue for gas before the shooting and sped off afterward.

“That’s what makes me think it was planned,” he said.

Buker said police often respond to Home Place Inn for drug-related issues.

“Drug overdoses happen all the time around here,” he said, “but never gunshots.”

Police say Joseph Tracy, 33, was shot Saturday at an apartment at Home Place Inn at 150 College Ave. in Waterville. Tracy died Monday at Maine Medical Center in Portland. No arrest had been made in the shooting as of Monday.

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