- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 19, 2016

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) - Maine police say a man is in serious condition after shooting himself three times with a flare gun inside a pickup truck.

Police say the incident happened along Interstate 295 in Freeport on Tuesday.

The incident caused a small fire to break out inside the truck’s cab and residents put it out with fire extinguishers after pulling the man out.

Authorities are not yet identifying the man, who is being treated at Maine Medical Center in Portland. They say he shot himself in the head.

Police say no one else was involved in the incident.


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