WELLS, Maine — Three people were shot, including a child, in Wells on Saturday afternoon.
The shooting involved family members — two men and one child — at 97 Crediford Road and the victims were taken to area hospitals, the Portland Press Herald reported.
The alleged shooter is being detained at the Wells Police Department, according to the department. It said there is no threat to the public.
York hospital said in a statement that the two men had injuries that were not considered life-threatening while the child was in “critical/extremis condition,” the Press Herald reported. After treatment and resuscitation efforts the child was taken by LifeFlight to Maine Medical Center.
The Maine State Police is assisting the Wells Police Department with the investigation.
BDN’s Rosemary Lausier contributed to this report.