HERMON, Maine (NEWS CENTER)--The Maine Attorney General has found that a Maine State Trooper was legally justified in using deadly force when he shot a Hermon man in the leg during an armed standoff last summer.
The Attorney General's report found that Trooper Gregory Roy had reason to believe that he and other officers were in imminent danger when he shot 24 year old Michael McKay in the doorway of his home.
According to the report, Mckay had fired shots from his home into the woods in the general direction of state police tactical team officers.
The tactical team formed a perimeter around his house because earlier in the day he had gone to a home where he believed his estranged wife was, and fired three gunshots at her parked vehicle.
After he was shot in the leg, Mckay retreated into his home and then shot and killed himself.