NH man shot dead by deputy in Maine meet

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The sheriff declined to release further details of the encounter, which happened when police were called in for a disturbance.

WATERBORO, Maine (AP) — A New Hampshire man who struggled with police during an arrest in Maine was fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy, officials said.

Tyler Woodburn, 30, of Newmarket, New Hampshire, died at the scene early Wednesday evening, York County Sheriff William King said.

The sheriff declined to release further details of the encounter, which happened when police were called in for a disturbance. Woodburn’s family had no comment, a family member said by phone.

Deputy Levi Johnson, who discharged his weapon, has been placed on administrative leave while the attorney general conducts an investigation.



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