Maine Officer Shot, Saved by Armor at Domestic

Two men, one of them a Waldoboro, ME, police officer, were shot in an exchange of gunfire in Waldoboro overnight, resulting in the death of River Bend Road resident Jon Alspaugh.

Two men, one of them a Waldoboro, ME, police officer, were shot in an exchange of gunfire in Waldoboro overnight, resulting in the death of River Bend Road resident Jon Alspaugh.

In a press release Sunday morning, Waldoboro Police Chief Bill Labombarde said that Sgt. Jamie Wilson and Officer John Lash responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence on River Bend Road. The call came in at approximately 1 a.m. on Jan. 22.

When Wilson and Lash arrived at the home, there was an exchange of gunfire between the officers and 57-year-old Alspaugh.

Lash was shot and saved by his body armor, and Alspaugh was fatally wounded, according to Labombarde in the release, the PennBayPilot reports.

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