A shooting on B Street in South Portland is under investigation.

A man, who has not been named, was found unconscious at around 1:47 p.m. with a gunshot wound to the head, according to the South Portland Police Department.

The man was taken to a local hospital, where he was placed on life support, officials said on Thursday. The man’s identity has not been released as the investigation is ongoing.

Further information about the shooting was not available on Wednesday night, and officials are continuing to investigate.

“Based on this preliminary investigation we cannot rule out foul play,” South Portland Police Chief Daniel Ahern said.

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the nature of the shooting. The man did not die from his injuries on Wednesday night.

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.