- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WINDHAM, Maine (AP) - A lawyer for the widow of a Windham man fatally shot by police last weekend says the man never pointed or waved a gun as police have said.

Police say they shot 66-year-old Stephen McKenney at his Windham home Saturday morning after he pointed or waved a gun at them. McKenney was struck in the head.

The Cumberland County sheriff’s deputies responded to the home after getting a call about a possibly suicidal man.

Daniel Lilley, a lawyer for McKenney’s widow, tells the Portland Press Herald (https://bit.ly/1gAqRID ) that Vicki McKenney told him her husband never waved or pointed a gun, but kept it at his side.

Lilley says Stephen McKenney suffered from severe back pain but didn’t have a mental illness, and had not been drinking.

The shooting remains under investigation.


Information from: Portland Press Herald, https://www.pressherald.com

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