6 NEWS NATION & WORLD THE BALTIMORE SUN | | MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2019 NEWS BRIEFING Staff and news services A man was killed on Thanksgiving night by a booby trap he had apparently rigged in his home, officials say. The deceased, identified by police as Ronald Cyr, 65, of Van Buren, Maine, called 911 after he was shot by his self-made home security device and was taken to a hospital, police said in a Friday news release. Police later determined that the shooting was the result of Cyr unintentionally triggering the device. Investigators at the scene discovered that Cyr’s front door was rigged with a device “designed to fire a handgun should anyone attempt to enter the door,” according to the police statement. Police reportedly found other “unknown devices” in Cyr’s home. In Maine:
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