Police Investigate Drive-By Shootings

Shootings took place in Portland and Westbrook, Maine

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Police in Portland and Westbrook, Maine, are investigating whether drive-by shootings in their communities are connected.

No injuries were reported in the shootings, which occurred within about 30 minutes of each other in the pre-dawn hours Sunday.

In the Portland shooting, police say someone drove by a home on Birchvale Drive and fired several shots into a car parked in a driveway, breaking a rear window.

In Westbrook, someone fired at a Bridgton Road home at about 5 a.m. from a passing vehicle.

No descriptions of the vehicles were available.

Residents of the Portland neighborhood affected called it a quiet and peaceful area of the city.

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