CUTLER – The search has ended for a suspect accused of shooting a man early this morning in Cutler.
Ethan Bryant, 24, turned himself in to sheriff’s deputies around 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Department said it received a call around 1:30 a.m.,reporting a man had been shot in a home on Coastal View Court in Cutler.
The caller said two other men had fled from the residence, including Bryant who was identified as the person who pulled the trigger.
The victim was rushed to the local hospital and later airlifted to Eastern Maine Medical Center to be treated for a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
Police spent several hours looking for Bryant, but he is now under arrest and charged with elevated aggravated assault.
The identity of the victim has not been released.
We have a crew in Cutler and will have more information as it becomes available.