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Timestamp8/27/14 3:50
Date Searched21-Nov-11
StateME - Maine
CityFarmington
Victim NameJustin Crowley-Smilek
Victim's Age28
Victim's GenderMale
RaceWhite
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponKnife or cutting instrument
SummarySuspect was a former Army Ranger with service in Afghanistan. Nature of altercation not stated in the news report, but officer was new to the force, had not yet received weapons training, had a Taser on his person but opted not to use it when the suspect approached him with a knife, and fatally shot the suspect with his sidearm.
Source Linkhttp://bangordailynews.com/2011/11/21/news/mid-maine/farmington-officer-opted-not-to-use-taser-in-fatal-shooting/
Name of Officer or OfficersRosie
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?2
Date of Incident11/19/11
Results Page Number1
County State ME - Maine
Year2011