Man arrested after firing shots at another person in Portage Lake

Yesterday, at approximately 9:30 PM, the Maine State Police received a 911 call from a male stating that there was a verbal altercation going on at a residence in Portage Lake.

The male stated that there had been several shots fired off inside the residence at another man.

Troopers responded to the area and made a traffic stop on one of the male’s who fled the residence.

The man confirmed that he had been shot at multiple times but was not injured.

Troopers surrounded the residence and called out to the man who was inside.

The man came out and was placed under arrest without incident.

47 year old Matthew Valone of Portage Lake was transported to the Aroostook County Jail and was charged with Class B Aggravated Reckless Conduct.

Evidence was collected at the scene and the investigation is ongoing.