Police investigate at Leadbetter's at 1105 Hammond St. on Tuesday evening. Credit: Ashley L. Conti | BDN | Ashley L. Conti | BDN

The police shooting in Bangor Monday night marks the eighth time this year Maine law enforcement used deadly force, and the second time the alleged assailant died. In the last 25 years, 65 people have been killed by police, averaging 2.6 deaths per year.

Source: Maine Attorney General’s office and the Portland Press Herald

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