Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office

Domestic violence suspected in Southport shooting

Injuries non-life-threatening
Posted:  Friday, June 22, 2018 - 1:00pm

Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies arrested Allan F. Wigglesworth, 34, of Thomaston, following a shooting reported on Church Street in Southport at 10:48 p.m. on June 21. Wigglesworth was charged with Elevated Aggravated Assault, a Class A felony; Aggravated Assault, a Class B felony; and Aggravated Criminal Trespass, a Class C felony. 

Wigglesworth and two adult victims were in the home at the time of the incident. Deputies recovered a .22 caliber rifle at the scene. One victim, a 24-year-0ld woman, was transported by Boothbay Region Ambulance with a gunshot wound to her right arm. She was transferred to LifeFlight and flown to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, where she was treated for a non-life-threatening injury. The other victim, a 38-year-old man, sustained injuries during a physical altercation. He was transported to Lincoln Health Miles Campus in Damariscotta, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Wigglesworth and the victims knew each other, and initial indications point to domestic violence. Investigators believe this was an isolated incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

Boothbay Harbor Police Department assisted deputies and detectives at the scene.