Man, woman arrested after shootout in Yarmouth

Posted Oct. 01, 2012, at 10:33 a.m.

YARMOUTH, Maine — Two people were arrested after a disturbance call escalated into a shootout early Sunday.

There were no injuries, according to the Yarmouth Police Department.

Police said they were dispatched to a disturbance call on Granite Street at about 1 a.m. While en route, the disturbance escalated to gunfire, ending in approximately 12 rounds fired between two subjects.

Michael Lovering, 47, of North Yarmouth was charged with aggravated reckless conduct. Samantha Newton, 31, of Yarmouth was charged with carrying a concealed weapon.

Both were arrested and booked into Cumberland County Jail in Portland.

The investigation is continuing and more charges are possible, police said.

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