Deputy Shot 16-Year-Old Boy to Death During Confrontation
LIMERICK, Maine (AP) — Officials say the person shot to death by a sheriff's deputy responding to a report of a burglary in Maine was a 16-year-old boy.
The victim was identified Monday as Christopher Camacho, of Limerick; he died from a single gunshot wound Friday night at the Dollar General Store in his hometown.
Officials say Deputy Robert Carr of the York County Sheriff's Department was responding to a report of a burglary in progress and that there was a report of an employee being held and threatened at gunpoint.
A law enforcement official said the teenager was armed. The officer is on leave during the investigation.