Man kills himself after shooting girlfriend in Jonesport, say police


JONESPORT — A man is dead after he wounded his girlfriend and then turned the weapon on himself Saturday night, police said late Sunday.

The name of the man and woman were not being released as of Sunday night, according to Maine State Police Lt. David Tripp. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office referred questions on the shooting to state police.

The woman was treated at a hospital after being shot in the arm and released, he said.

The shooting occurred before police arrived.

Details about the location and the people involved in the shooting were not yet being released.