William N. Derick Killed by Maine State Police

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
485 Pond Rd
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Police were called to a mobile home on a private road after a shot was fired at a woman during a domestic violence incident, police said. The woman was not injured. At about 9 p.m., police closed nearby roads. State police negotiators attempted to make contact with William Derick for several hours. An armed confrontation occurred at about 3:30 a.m., and Maine State Police Trooper James MacDonald shot and killed Derick.

Victim's Name: William N. Derick

Agency Responsible: Maine State Police

Gender: Male

Age: 54

Race: White

Date of Death: May 14, 2018

County: Androscoggin

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 3688

Geography: Rural

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