AUGUSTA — The Maine Attorney General’s office on Tuesday released video footage shot by Paul Stevens on his cell phone on July 8, the day retired Marine James F. Popkowski was shot by law enforcement officers on the grounds of Togus Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Stevens, 43, of Belgrade was standing in a driveway across the street from the shooting scene. Investigators from the Attorney General’s office used Stevens’ video as part of their investigation into whether the shooting of Popkowski was justified.

In a report released Tuesday, the Attorney General’s office determined police were justified in shooting Popkowski.

The four, 15-second clips are the extent of the video shot by Stevens, according to Attorney General’s office spokeswoman Kate Simmons.

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