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Prentiss man arrested in double shooting

Gary J. LeBlanc, 64, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of elevated aggravated assault.
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PRENTISS, Maine — A 64-year-old man was arrested and charged following a shooting in Prentiss on Friday, Sept. 10.

Gary J. LeBlanc of Prentiss was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of elevated aggravated assault.

According to Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss, state police and game wardens responded to 274 Averill Road around 3:10 p.m. for a report of shots fired. 

Two people were shot and taken to Northern Light EMMC in Bangor with non-life-threatening injuries, Moss said.

One victim was treated and released and the other remains at the hospital. NEWS CENTER Maine reached out to the hospital for their condition Monday and has not heard back. 

LeBlanc was arrested in Lee without incident, Moss said, and was taken to the Penobscot County Jail. 

An initial appearance has not been scheduled yet.

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