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Maine Military Supply in Holden closed after death by suicide in store
By Lindsay Putnam,
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A woman died by suicide at the Maine Military Supply in Holden Tuesday.
The death happened inside the store, located on Route 1A, Holden Police Chief Eduardo Benjamin said. No other people were injured or involved, he said.
The store is closed for the remainder of the day Tuesday, but will reopen Wednesday, a sign at the store said.
Maine Military Supply specializes in military surplus items, including tactical gear, guns, ammunition, knives and crossbows, as well as hunting, fishing and camping supplies. It also features a 4,000-square-foot shooting range with guns available for rent, and a paintball course.
Emergency vehicles at the scene included the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office, Holden Police Department, Holden Fire Department and Brewer Police Department.