Multiple Police Officers Shoot a Man at Maine Apartment Complex Wednesday Afternoon
According to WABI TV 5, a man is in the hospital following an altercation with police at a Maine apartment building on Wednesday afternoon.
The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon at about 3:40, WABI reports. Two officers, Mexico Police Lieutenant, Derek MacDonald and Rumford Police Department Patrolman, Bradley Gallant, both fired at a man at the complex.
The man was transported to the Rumford Hospital where he was then subsequently flown by a LifeFlight helicopter to Maine Medical Center in Portland. The suspect is expected to survive his injuries.
According to the WABI article, both Macdonald and Gallant have been placed on administrative leave while an investigation into the shooting is conducted.
Currently there is no word on the man's identity or why police were responding to the apartment complex. Additionally, it's not currently known what led to both police officers drawing their firearms and shooting at the suspect.
This is a developing story and we will continue to keep it updated as more information becomes available to us.
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