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For Immediate Release
February 26, 2017
For more information contact:
Det. Sgt. Justin Rowe
(603) 223-8849

Officer Involved Shooting Investigation, Alton

On February 25, 2017 at approximately 8:00 P.M. the New Hampshire State Police Major Crime Unit was assigned to investigate an officer involved shooting in the Town of Alton, NH.

The incident took place along the roadway on NH Route 140 in the area of Youngstown Road.

The involved officer was investigating the scene of a DWI motor vehicle crash when the shooting occurred. Neither the officer nor the other party was injured at that time as a result of this shooting. No names are being released at this time as the investigation is still ongoing.

State Police are currently looking to speak with and identify an unknown male that was driving a U-Haul truck along Route 140 on this same date and time and might have witnessed this incident. That person is encouraged to call the State Police Major Crime Unit and speak with Det. Sgt. Justin Rowe at (603) 223-8849.

No further information is available at this time.

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