A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed while responding to a robbery at a convenience store in Maine on Wednesday.
The shooting happened around 1:14 a.m. at a Cumberland Farms store in Norridgewock, located about 30 miles north of the state capital of Augusta. The FBI said that they are sending assistance to help the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office and Maine State Police with the investigation.
A portion of U.S. Route 2 heading through the downtown area of Norridgewock is closed as part of the investigation, according to WGME. Police and sheriff’s deputies could be seen holding weapons near the convenience store.
Officials have not released any information about a possible suspect.