Manhunt for suspect who shot dead Maine sheriff's deputy

Corporal Eugene Cole, 61, was shot dead in Norridgewock at 1.45am on Wednesday He was responding to reports of a robbery at a Cumberland's Farm store  Suspect John Williams, 29, took his patrol car afterwards and went to the store He robbed it then drove off again then abandoned the vehicle at 5am  Williams is still on the run and is considered to be armed and dangerous  

By Jennifer Smith For Dailymail.com

Published: 17:11 BST, 25 April 2018 | Updated: 18:51 BST, 25 April 2018

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A sheriff's deputy in Maine was shot dead while on Tuesday night by a suspect who then took his patrol car and is still on the run.

Thirteen-year veteran Corporal Eugene Cole, 61,was shot dead at 1.14am in Norridgewock, allegedly by 29-year-old John Williams.

He was killed on U.S. Route 2 in Norridgewock about 60 miles west of Bangor. 

Corporal Eugene Cole, 61, was shot dead in the early hours of Wednesday morning allegedly by John Williams, 29, who is still on the run after stealing his police cruiser

Suspect John Williams, 29, who is still on the run after stealing his police cruiser

Corporal Eugene Cole, 61, was shot dead in the early hours of Wednesday morning allegedly by John Williams,

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