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Maine AG Says Trooper Justified in Using Deadly Force

Maine AG Says Trooper Justified in Using Deadly Force

| April 1, 2014

HOLLIS, Maine (AP) – Maine’s attorney general says it was reasonable for a trooper to use deadly force to protect himself and other officers when he fatally shot a Hollis man during an armed confrontation in December. Authorities say 61-year-old John Knudsen was shot after he fired a gun toward troopers outside his home on […]

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Hollis Shooting Update

Hollis Shooting Update

| December 12, 2013

State Police say the man killed Thursday afternoon in an armed confrontation with Troopers was 61 year old John Knudsen.  He was shot and killed after he fired a shot from a handgun in the direction of troopers, who were outside his HOLLIS home.  Knudsen came to the front doorway of his house, made comments […]

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Hollis Man Shot and Killed by State Police

Hollis Man Shot and Killed by State Police

| December 12, 2013

    HOLLIS, Maine (AP) – Maine State Police say a Hollis man has been shot and killed in armed confrontation with police. Authorities have not released the name of the deceased. Police say a standoff started around noon on Thursday when the man’s wife fled the couple’s home and he fired a gunshot. Authorities […]

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