A Maine man has been fatally shot by police following a 12-hour standoff Friday morning.
State police said Saturday the deadly standoff happened at a residence in Pittsfield at around 8 a.m. following reports of a domestic disturbance where shots had been fired.
State police say their crisis negotiation teams spent 12 hours attempting to persuade 27-year-old Gregory Lasselle to surrender before two troopers killed the Pittsfield resident in an "armed confrontation.''
The two troopers involved have been placed on administrative leave, as is standard procedure in deadly force incidents involving police.
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The attorney general's office is investigating.
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