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One person dead after police-involved shooting in Windham

WINDHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- UPDATE at 10:15 AM: The Windham Police Department responded to a complaint of a suicidal male on Quartz Circle around 6:15 a.m. on Saturday morning. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office went to the scene. Police say the incident evolved quickly. The man displayed a firearm and was then shot by a police officer.

Windham Police, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, and the Maine State Police are investigating this incident, under the direction of the Maine Attorney General's office.

The Maine Attorney General's office is involved with the investigation because it is a standard operating procedure when there is an officer-involved shooting. Maine State Game Wardens are also assisting with scene reconstruction.

Roads around the incident are expected to be closed for hours.

Original Report:

WINDHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- State Police and the Attorney General's Office are investigating a police-involved shooting that left one person dead this morning.

State Police have not released any information about the victim, but they have told NEWS CENTER that the shooting involved a Cumberland County Deputy. The shooting happened around 6:00 this morning.

All roads leading to Quartz Circle in Windham are closed and are expected to be closed for the next several hours.

Police aren't releasing any more details at this time.


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