Cops justified in killing autistic man at Augusta homeless shelter, AG says

AUGUSTA (WGME) — Two law enforcement officials have been performing in self-defense of themselves and others after they shot and killed a person with autism in an Augusta homeless shelter, in keeping with the Kennebec Journal citing  a assessment by the Workplace of the Maine Legal professional Common.

In October of 2021, officers have been known as to the Bread of Life shelter on Hospital Road for a report of a person armed with a knife.

Once they arrived, they discovered shelter staff serving to an injured man after which positioned 34-year-old Dustin Paradis in a kitchen holding a big chef’s knife.