Police provide few details about shooting in Buxton

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BUXTON — Maine State Police, investigating an early morning shooting last Sunday in Buxton, remained silent mid-week about the incident after releasing names Monday of the two men involved in the incident.

Police identified the victim in the shooting on Old Orchard Road as Lincoln Kimball, 28, of Hollis, and the shooter as Brandon Lasante, 19, of Buxton. Kimball was taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland.

A hospital spokeswoman said Tuesday that Kimball was listed in  critical condition. On Wednesday, spokesman Clay Holtzman said, “We don’t information available on that patient.”

According to the Buxton Police Department Facebook page,
police responded to the shooting incident at 2:45 a.m. on Aug. 6.

Buxton Police Chief Troy Cline said Wednesday the “initial responding officers” were Buxton Cpl. Francis Pulsoni, and two Saco officers, John McGuire and Kyle Brake. Cline also responded to the scene and transported “Lasante to the Buxton Police Department and remained with him until Maine State Police detectives arrived to interview him.”

State police response included a crime scene investigation vehicle and are conducting the investigation.

“The Office of the Attorney General and the York County District Attorney’s office remain in close contact with the investigation,” State Police said in a press release Monday.

Lt. Brian McDonough of the Maine State Police Major Crime Unit did not respond this week to American Journal messages seeking comment.

No arrests in the incident were reported as of  the American Journal deadline Wednesday.

Robert Lowell can be reached at 854-2577 or rlowell@keepmecurrent.com