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Falmouth officers shoot, kill man, police chief says

Falmouth police identified the man police shot as Daniel DiMillo, 51, of Falmouth.

FALMOUTH, Maine — A man is dead after officers shot and killed him in Falmouth Tuesday night.

In a press release Wednesday, Falmouth police said officers responded to the intersection of Middle and Lunt roads around 6 p.m. where it was reported that 51-year-old Daniel DiMillo of Falmouth was running with a knife.

Police said Sgt. Kevin Conger and Officer Peter Theriault shot DiMillo during a confrontation.

One of the officers was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and has been released.

Conger has been with the Falmouth Police Department since 2006 and Theriault has been an officer since 2018, police said. Both have been placed on administrative leave.

The Office of the Attorney General is taking over the investigation. 

 

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