Two arrested after Randolph shooting
RANDOLPH, Maine (WABI) - Two Randolph residents were arrested on firearm and drug charges after a man was shot Saturday morning.
The Kennebec County Sherriff’s Office received a call just after 4:30 that a 42-year-old man was shot near Belmont Avenue.
He was transported to an Augusta hospital and is expected to recover from non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say the shooting was accidental and there is no danger to the public at this time.
Officers executed a search warrant at a residence on Belmont Avenue and arrested 35-year-old Eric Cooper and 40-year-old Merideth Prugh on drug charges and illegal possession of a firearm.
Cooper’s bail was set at $30,000 cash.
Authorities say another person of interest and the firearm used in the shooting were not located.
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