Search Continues For Newport Shooting Suspect 

State Police say there have been no confirmed sightings of Perley Goodrich. State and Newport Police, along with Penobscot Sheriff’s deputies increased patrols in Newport during the night and responded to about a half dozen calls from residents reporting suspicious incidents or persons, but none of those calls turned out to be related to Goodrich. Police are continuing with additional patrols in the Newport area today. State Police detectives continue to gather evidence from the Goodrich house today and an autopsy begin this morning at the State Medical Examiner’s Office on the body of Perley Goodrich Sr. There is no change in the condition of Sandra Goodrich, who remains hospitalized.76 year old Perley Goodrich senior was found shot to death at his home on the Rutland Road in Newport late Monday night. 64-year-old Sandra Goodrich was badly beaten and is still recovering at Sebasticook Valley Hospital. Authorities have told TV5 News that Sebasticook Valley Hospital in Pittsfield was on lockdown last night and extra patrols are in the area.She told police their son, Perley Goodrich Junior, who lived with them, was also at the home at the time. He left in his parent’s van around 11:30 Monday night. It was found abandoned two miles away on a dirt road. Police believe Goodrich may have taken some guns with him, so he’s considered armed and dangerous. They’re warning resident in the area to lock their doors. Schools in the Newport area are also taking precautions. They have implemented their crisis plan. They’re holding all recesses inside and all exterior doors are locked. Students are not permitted to go outside the school unless accompanied by an adult. Assistant Superintendent of RSU #19 Arnold Shorey says they plan on keeping their crisis plan in place until Goodrich is caught. “To do just what we did yesterday, inside recess,” says Shorey, “obviously we are on alert status so everybody is on watch, and just reacting to the communication we get through our resource officer and if we have to change from there we will.” Shorey says the school will not go into lockdown unless police warn them of an immediate threat State police also asked the schools to stop busses from running in certain areas where police are searching for Goodrich.