Armed Intruder Shot & Killed in Brunswick
One man is reported injured and the alleged armed intruder is dead. According to the KJ, an armed suspect forced his way into an apartment at Tedford Housing's family shelter, Federal Street, Brunswick around 11:45 pm last night.
During the break in, the intruder and another man, who also wasn't supposed to be there, struggled for the weapon resulting in the suspect being shot by the other man. Maine State Police report that the suspect then fled the scene and died outside.
The Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit, state medical examiner’s office and Brunswick Police Department are investigating.The six-unit family shelter was fully occupied at the time but was not evacuated. It’s not known how many people were living at the shelter at the time of the shooting. Police on Monday blocked Federal Street between Center and School streets as they investigated the incident.