2015-09-15 / Front Page

Defendant in shooting spree pleads not guilty

BANGOR (AP) — A Houlton man charged with kidnapping a woman and killing two men in separate shootings has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

Anthony Lord, who was arraigned Monday in Bangor, is accused of going on a shooting rampage in July in northern Maine. Police say 58-year-old Kevin Tozier and 22-year-old Kyle Hewitt died of multiple gunshot wounds.

The 35-year-old Lord also is accused of kidnapping Hewitt’s girlfriend, 22-yearold Brittany Irish, and shooting and wounding her 55- year-old mother, Kim Irish, at her home in Benedicta.

Lord faces charges of murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, aggravated assault with a firearm, reckless conduct and eluding an officer.

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