DIXMONT (NEWS CENTER Maine)-- The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting of a woman in Dixmont.
The sheriff’s office responded Tuesday afternoon to an altercation at a residence on Moosehead Trail in Dixmont. Sheriff Troy Morton said it escalated to involve a firearm and during a struggle for the firearm between two males, the gun was discharged, striking a woman inside the residence.
Sheriff Morton said she was transported to Sebasticook Valley Hospital in Pittsfield with non-life threatening injuries where she was treated and released.
The shooting remains under investigation Morton said and will be submitted to the district attorney’s office for review.