Friends of Maine woman left confused by police shooting

Friends of Maine woman left confused by police shooting RUMFORD — John Moore was watching “Hogan’s Heroes” on television Tuesday afternoon when he heard yelling in the backyard. He opened the door to his deck and saw his friend Jessica Byrn-Francisco standing there, facing a police officer about 10 feet away. She had something in … More Friends of Maine woman left confused by police shooting

Reportedly suicidal woman shot by Rumford cop

A 25-year-old suicidal woman armed with a knife was shot and wounded by a veteran Rumford police officer late Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. She was hospitalized and reported to be in stable condition late Tuesday night. The Maine Attorney General’s Office has launched an investigation into the police shooting, and the officer involved, Sgt. Tracey … More Reportedly suicidal woman shot by Rumford cop