State Police Detective Justified in Deadly Shooting

Updated 2 years ago

Maine’s Attorney General says a state police detective was justified in the deadly shooting of a man in Lamoine last fall.Authorities say 27-year-old Leon Tilden was armed and had just killed his father and uncle.Detective Randall Keaten encountered Tilden running down a trail and opened fire.Tilden died later.The AG’s report says after shooting his father and his uncle, Tilden was seen armed with a shotgun running into the woods.The report says Tilden had a handgun too and that a sawed-off shotgun was found near the spot where he fell.


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