VAN BUREN, Maine — A Maine man died when he was fatally shot by a homemade booby trap he had set up at his home, authorities said.
Police said they discovered the home's front door had been outfitted with a device that was designed to fire a handgun if anyone tried to enter, WMTW reported. Police said they found other devices and contacted the bomb squad of the Maine State Police, the television station reported.
On Friday morning, officials determined Cyr had been shot because one of the devices discharged accidentally, WAGM reported.
Police said Cyr died from his wounds, the television station reported.
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