Comments for: Attorney general upholds marshals’ use of deadly force in Portland shooting

Posted Aug. 17, 2012, at 11:34 a.m.

PORTLAND | The Maine attorney general’s office says two law enforcement officers met the legal threshold for using deadly force during a shootout on a Portland sidewalk. Investigators said Friday that U.S. Deputy Marshal Michael Tenuta and Special U.S. Deputy Marshal John Gill, part of a violent offender task …

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  • Anonymous

    Good deal.

  • Anonymous

    Too bad their aim wasn’t better.  Could have saved the taxpayers a lost of housing costs.

  • Anonymous

    Yes, but then they would be facing all the accusations of unjustly killing someone without reason. And no matter how justified they were in shooting back, someone would say they should have just tasered him or used pepper spray. Because everyone knows how effective those are against bullets, right?

  • Anonymous

    I have said this in another post and will say it again  Why is it that when
    terrible crimes happen in Maine everyone is so appalled, but then it seems like
    so many Maine people can’t be bothered with calling for more resources to be
    given to the Courts Corrections and the Police. I don’t know, just
    saying.

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