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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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Attorney General Justifies Shooting

Attorney General Justifies Shooting

| October 8, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s attorney general says a state trooper was legally justified in using deadly force during an armed confrontation in West Paris last spring that left an 18-year-old man seriously injured. Attorney General Janet Mills on Tuesday said a trooper was called by dispatchers on June 8 after a woman reported seeing […]

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