Suspect arrested in connection with Sept. 25 shooting in Lewiston

*UPDATE* 10/15 10:15 p.m. — A suspect was arrested Thursday and charged in connection to the Sept. 25 shooting.

Lewiston police on Friday identified their suspect as 45-year-old Zachery Paradis of Auburn. Following an investigation, multiple law enforcement agencies located Paradis at 30 Northern Avenue and took him into custody.

Paradis was charged with Class A elevated aggravated assault and Class C felon in possession of a firearm. He was taken to Androscoggin County Jail and bail was set at $100,000 cash.

LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Police are investigating an early morning shooting that sent one man to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. 

Lt. David St. Pierre of the Lewiston Police said the man who was shot is expected to survive. The wounded man went to Central Maine Medical Center.

St. Pierre said the shooting happened around 1:25 a.m. Monday on Holland Street.

St. Pierre said police do not believe it was a random act.

Only one person was hurt. State Police have joined the Lewiston police in investigating the shooting and trying to find the shooter(s).

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