Skowhegan man indicted in fatal shooting

The Associated Press
Posted May 08, 2009, at 9:38 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — A 50-year-old Skowhegan man has been indicted on a manslaughter charge in the April 18 shooting death of a South Portland man in the basement of his home.

Investigators said Bruce Lavallee-Davidson was reckless and negligent when he pointed what he thought was an unloaded handgun at 50-year-old Fred Wilson and fired one shot, hitting him in the head.

Lavallee-Davidson and Wilson, who worked as a computer consultant, were described as friends. Deputy Attorney General William Stokes said the case involves mishandling of a gun, and there was no intent to cause death or injury.

The indictment was handed up Friday. Lavallee-Davidson is expected to turn himself in at the Cumberland County Jail on Monday and likely will make his initial court appearance later in the week. printed on March 29, 2017