Police Identify Victim in Shooting Incident

DOVER-FOXCROFT - Authorities have identified the victim injured in Tuesday's shooting incident in Piscataquis County.

The Dover-Foxcroft Police Department released today that 48-year-old Reginald Melvin of Dexter was the man wounded in the Lancaster Avenue altercation.

Police were called to the residence around 6 a.m., for the report of a fight. Melvin allegedly came onto the property and the two homeowners there fired three shots at him with a 22-caliber rifle.

Melvin was taken by Lifeflight to Eastern Maine Medical Center, and the homeowners were treated at mayo regional hospital for superficial wounds.

Authorities say the three knew each other previously. The investigation is still ongoing, as police believe this confrontation is tied to a past incident.

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Erin joined the ABC-7 and FOX Bangor news team in February 2012. She was born and raised in Presque Isle, Maine where she attended Presque Isle High School.  While in college Erin interned in the WVII news room before working as a Production Assistant.  In May of 2012, Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Maine, along with a minor in Anthropology.  When she's not out covering local news, Erin enjoys running, skiing, visiting with family and friends, and traveling around this beautiful state.  She is especially interested in outdoor adventure so if you have a story idea, send it her way!

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