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Two men arrested for alleged involvement in overnight Lewiston shooting

Joshua R. Boyd and Lee Davis both face multiple charges after allegedly being involved in the shooting on Howe St. in Lewiston in the early hours of Wed. morning.

LEWISTON, Maine — The Lewiston Police Department arrested two men who are believed to be suspects in the shooting that happened overnight Wednesday at 30 Howe St. in Lewiston.

Police arrested and charged Joshua R. Boyd, 27, of Boston on Wednesday with

  • Aggravated Attempted Murder Class A
  • Reckless Conduct with a Firearm Class C
  • Falsifying Physical Evidence Class D
  • Refusing to Submit to Arrest Class D
  • Criminal Threatening with a Dangerous Weapon Class C
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person Class C
  • Felony Violation of Conditions of Release Class C

Also charged Wednesday as part of this investigation is Lee Davis, 55, of Lewison. He is charged with:

  • Hindering Apprehension, Class B
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person Class C
  • Falsifying Physical Evidence Class D
  • Violation of Conditions of Release Class D

Boyd is the suspect accused of firing at Lewiston Police Corporal Jeremy Somma as he responded to the Howe St. address for a threatening complaint involving a gun. Corporal Jeremy Somma was the officer who fired back and became involved in a foot pursuit with Boyd. Neither the officer nor the suspect was struck by gunfire or was otherwise injured.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this incident should contact Detective Desiree Michaud at 207-513-3001 x 3308.