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Waterville Shooting Leaves 1 Man Dead
12/05/2012 09:59 AM ET  

Maine State Police say 30-year-old Matthew Partridge is charged in the fatal shooting Tuesday night of 26-year-old Justin Smith, of China.

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) _ A Winslow man has been charged with murder in the late-night shooting death of another man outside a Waterville bar.

Maine State Police say 30-year-old Matthew Partridge is charged in the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Justin Smith, of China, outside the You Know Who's Pub about 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Authorities say Smith was rushed to MaineGeneral hospital in Waterville, where he died.

Investigators say the shooting took place following a confrontation inside the bar, and that there's no indication the two men knew each other.

Smith was arrested a short time after the shooting while driving his pickup truck in the nearby town of Smithfield.

An autopsy was expected Wednesday afternoon.


 

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