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Juvenile charged with murder in Brooks shooting

Published: May. 6, 2022 at 9:47 AM EDT
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BROOKS, Maine (WABI) - Police are investigating a fatal shooting incident in Brooks Friday morning.

Police say a juvenile is in custody.

We’re told 49-year-old James Cluney died.

The State Police Major Crimes Unit was called to Littlefield Road just after 9 a.m.

The juvenile was arrested and charged with murder sometime after the shooting, and was taken to Long Creek Youth Development Center in Portland.

Officials say Cluney and the juvenile did know each other.

Cluney will be transported to to the Medical Examiners Office in Augusta.

An autopsy will be conducted over the weekend.

Authorities say there is no danger to the public, and the case remains under investigation.

Officials are investigating the shooting as a suspicious death.

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