LEWISTON — Police arrested an Auburn man Friday in connection with the May shooting of another Auburn man.

Abdikadir Nur Lewiston Police Department

Abdikadir Nur, 20, was charged with elevated aggravated assault, a Class A felony, punishable by up to 30 years in prison.

Lt. Jim Theiss wrote in a media statement that Nur is believed to have shot George Simmons on May 27 in the area of 147 Bartlett St. Police responded to the reported shooting at about 5:10 p.m. and found Simmons had a single gunshot to the abdomen, Theiss wrote.

Simmons was taken to a hospital where he was treated for serious injuries, Theiss wrote.

Police arrested Nur  about 1:30 p.m. Friday in Kennedy Park without incident, Theiss wrote.

Nur was held Friday at Androscoggin County Jail in Auburn. Neither bail nor a court date had been set.

Theiss said an investigation is ongoing.

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