Reports of shots fired in Orland close Route 1

UPDATE: Police now say the road has reopened and they say the situation ended with one person taking their own life. 

ORLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Authorities in Hancock County responded to shots fired Tuesday night in Orland, Sheriff Scott Kane has confirmed.

Route 1, also known as Acadia Highway and Route 3, has been closed from the Big Apple Store near Five Mile Corners to nearby the East Orland Post Office.

Few details were immediately released, but NEWS CENTER is on the way to the scene and will provide updates as they become available.

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