Comments for: Maine attorney general’s office investigates trooper shooting of Searsmont man

Posted Sept. 20, 2013, at 5 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 20, 2013, at 7:13 p.m.

SEARSMONT | A Maine State Police trooper shot and wounded a local man at a residence at 628 New England Road on Friday afternoon, according to authorities. Police identified the man as 42-year-old Leonard Maker. Trooper James McDonald reportedly went to Maker’s home at 3:10 p.m. Friday to serve …


A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the shooting happened at 245 New England Road. A police official provided the wrong address.

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