Maine man accused of shooting at a 14-year-old girl

Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 10:53 AM EDT
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RUMFORD, Maine (WMTW) - Police say they have arrested a man who fired several shots on the street in Rumford on Tuesday night.

Shortly after 7:30 p.m., police responded to the area of Ralph’s store on the corner of Cumberland Street and Essex Avenue, after several people reported seeing a man with a gun shooting at two people.

Police identified the suspect as Devontay Cook, 22, of Rumford.

Cook was arrested near the scene.

Police then executed a search warrant at his apartment, seizing firearms and ammunition.

Police say the two people who were shot at were a 23-year-old man and a 14-year-old girl. Their identities are not being released at this time.

The motive for the shooting is still under investigation.