Deputy killed in Somerset County


    A sheriff's deputy has been killed in Somerset County, according to a source. (WGME)

    NORRIDGEWOCK (WGME) – A sheriff's deputy has been killed in Somerset County, according to a source.

    The FBI says they are sending assistance to help the Somerset County Sheriff's Office and Maine State Police with the investigation.

    Both Maine State Police and sheriff’s deputies are lining the streets surrounding the Norridgewock Fire Department.

    A portion of Route 2 heading through downtown Norridgewock is closed starting at Mechanic street.

    Only police vehicles are being allowed into downtown Norridgewock.

    Mill Stream School is closed out of precaution.

    Outside of Cumberland Farms, police and sheriff’s deputies were holding guns, but they have since left.

    There is no word on the suspect.

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