Concord, NH – Deputy Attorney General Jane E. Young has announced additional information Thursday morning regarding an officer-involved shooting incident that took place in Claremont, NH, on Wednesday, March 31.
During the evening hours of Wednesday, March 31, members of the New Hampshire State Police SWAT team responded to assist the Claremont Police Department with a male who was barricaded at 247 Sullivan Street. Claremont police officers had responded earlier in the day to that location for a report of gunshots being fired. During the incident that unfolded, gunfire was exchanged between the male and troopers resulting in the male’s death.
An autopsy is scheduled for later today to determine the deceased male’s cause and manner of death. Additional information will be released after the autopsy.
No law enforcement officers or other private citizens were physically injured during the incident.
Pursuant to protocol, the name of the troopers involved in the incident are being withheld pending the conclusion of formal interviews.
According to the AG’s Office, the involved troopers did not have body or cruiser cameras.
The name of the deceased has not yet been released by officials.
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