Portland Press Herald Columnist M.D. Harmon Killed In Shooting
Long time Portland Press Herald columnist M.D. Harmon died at his home in Sanford late Wednesday afternoon after a handgun he was showing a 16 year old boy went off.
Harmon, 71, had been a conservative columnist and a steadfast defender of gun rights. He had worked for the Portland paper for 41 years, retiring 5 years ago, but still wrote a weekly column for the paper.
State Police and Sanford police are investigating the shooting death.