February 24, 2011

Gorham police investigating apparent suicide

From staff reports

GORHAM — Gorham police say they are investigating an apparent suicide in a parking lot on Main Street this morning.

Officers responded to a call at 593 Main St. at 6 a.m. and found a 68-year-old woman lying in the parking lot. Officers initiated CPR but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

While police are continuing to investigate, they said in a news release that evidence suggests the woman died from a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police did not disclose her identity.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Gorham Police Detective Lawrence Maxfield-Fearon at 839-5046.

9:07 a.m.

Police are on the scene of a fatal shooting at the Dunkin' Donuts on Route 25 in Gorham.

Gorham Police Lt. Chris Sanborn said police received a call at roughly 6:15 a.m. about the shooting.

Police are on the scene and more information is expected to be released within the hour.

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