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Maine State Trooper Jeffrey Parks confronted and shot Shay McKenna, yesterday, Sept. 13, in Rangely Plantation. McKenna died at the scene.

From Maine State Police:

On Wednesday, September 13, 2023, the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit obtained an arrest warrant for Shay McKenna D.O.B 04/26/95 for a violation of bail conditions. Shay McKenna was observed carrying a firearm which he was prohibited from possessing. The Investigation led detectives to a location in Rangely Plantation where Shay McKenna was staying. A search warrant was drafted for that location. The Maine State Police Tactical Team was activated to assist with the apprehension of Shay McKenna. The Maine State Police Crisis Negotiation Team communicated with Shay McKenna and advised him that he was under arrest. Shay McKenna exited the van that he was hiding inside of with a ballistic vest and a rifle resulting in Maine State Trooper Jeffrey Parks confronting and shooting Shay McKenna. Shay McKenna died at the scene. Trooper Jeffrey Parks will be on administrative leave, which is standard practice in officer involved shootings. Please direct any further questions to the Attorney General’s Office.

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