State Police investigating fatal shooting in Old Town

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Old Town Police Presence(Connor Clement)
Published: Oct. 25, 2020 at 2:58 PM EDT
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OLD TOWN, Maine (WABI) - Maine State Police are assisting local authorities in a fatal shooting investigation in Old Town.

State Police say around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, they responded to a call of a reported shooting on Brunswick Street.

Officers say they found 42-year-old Derek Blyth dead inside the residence.

His death has been ruled a homicide by the Medical Examiner’s officer.

The shooter has been identified and has been interviewed.

At this time, no charges have been filed.

Detectives will continue to work to determine what lead up to the shooting.

State Police say they believe this is an isolated incident and that there is no threat to the public.

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