NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy investigating a report of a robbery at a convenience store in Maine was fatally shot on Wednesday morning, according to a county sheriff.
- Maine deputy investigating robbery fatally shot
The deputy was killed Wednesday morning on U.S. Route 2 in Norridgewock, Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster told the Morning Sentinel.
Dispatch reports from the sheriff’s office said a robbery was reported at a Cumberland Farms store at about 1:40 a.m.
Officers from multiple agencies responded to the scene within minutes.
A message seeking comment was left with the sheriff’s office. Further information about the shooting was not immediately available.