Two men dead in Biddeford shooting

Posted July 06, 2014, at 8:51 p.m.
Last modified July 07, 2014, at 3:55 p.m.

BIDDEFORD, Maine — Two men are dead after a shooting on Western Avenue in Biddeford, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said in a news release late Sunday night.

Biddeford police were called to an apartment at 16 Western Ave. at about 7 p.m. Sunday, according to the release.

“Police have spent the past hour securing the apartment, making sure it is safe for investigators to enter,” McCausland said. “One man died at Maine Medical Center, and the second man died in an ambulance that responded to the scene.”

He added that more details likely will be available in the morning.

Watch for updates.