RAYNHAM (WBSM) — A man was shot and killed by Raynham Police Tuesday afternoon after he pointed a loaded handgun at officers at the doorway to his apartment.

According to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, Stephen Maclean, 35, was shot inside his King Philip Street apartment after he opened the door and immediately pointed a gun at police. Two officers fired their weapons during the incident.

The officers immediately rendered aid to Maclean, and he was transported to Morton Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

It was the second time police had been to Maclean’s apartment that day.

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He was arrested earlier in the day on charges of witness intimidation and disorderly conduct for allegedly intimidating a witness in a Taunton District Court assault case where his girlfriend was the defendant.

It was requested that Maclean be detained because was on probation for operating under the influence, but a judge released him on personal recognizance.

Raynham Police were then called Tuesday afternoon to Maclean’s apartment at 501 King Philip Street after receiving a call from his girlfriend stating he was acting erratically after having been fired from his job that morning for showing up to work intoxicated. He was also reportedly becoming “belligerent and aggressive,” according to the D.A.’s Office.

The fatal incident remains under investigation.

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