Officer-involved shooting in NH

Published: Dec. 23, 2017 at 8:10 PM EST
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The New Hampshire Attorney General's office is investigating an officer-involved shooting.

According to a press release put out Saturday evening, the incident took place at 6:30 p.m. in a field located at the junction of Route 4 and Switch Road in in Canaan, New Hampshire. Officials say a N.H. State Trooper fatally shot an adult male. His identity is being withheld pending notification of family. An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday to determine exact cause of death.

The New Hampshire State Police Major Crime Unit is assisting in the investigation. The name of the Trooper involved is being withheld pending a formal interview and has been placed on administrative leave as standard protocol.