Comments for: Jurors watch video of Iraq War veteran being shot by Belfast officer

Posted Oct. 29, 2012, at 3:01 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 30, 2012, at 2:57 p.m.

BELFAST | Benjamin Thompson held his head in his hands and rocked back and forth at the defendant’s table Monday morning at Waldo County Superior Court while jurors watched a video that showed him getting shot four times by a Belfast police officer last summer. It was the first …


An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Belfast police Officer Dan Fitzpatrick used an automatic handgun to shoot Benjamin Thompson on June 8, 2011. He used a semiautomatic handgun.

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