Police Shoot Suicidal Man In Walpole, N.H

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WALPOLE, N.H. (WBZ NewsRadio) — UPDATED -- A state trooper shot and injured a suicidal man early Saturday morning in Walpole N.H. According to WBZ-TV, Police responded to a report of a suicidal person around 3 a.m., finding 26-year-old Jacob Gasbarro outside a home on County Road. Minutes later, a trooper allegedly shot Gasbarro. Gasbarro was transported to a hospital for treatment, and no one else was injured during the incident.

The names of the involved officers has not been released. The New Hampshire Attorney General's office will conduct interviews with the involved officers. Attorney General John Formella will determine if the officer's use of force was justified under New Hampshire.


New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella announced that the Attorney General's office is responding to an officer-involved shooting that took place Saturday morning in Walpole, N.H.

One man has been transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound, Formella wrote. Formella confirmed that no officers were injured in the incident, and that there was no threat to the public following it.

The press release did not confirm if any arrests were made, but detailed that additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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