Man shot by State Police in stolen vehicle incident

The circumstances that led to the incident are under investigation.

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Officer involved Shooting on I-89. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings

CONCOD, NH – An  investigation is ongoing into an officer involved shooting incident that occurred in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.

At approximately 7 p.m. May 19, 2017 a New Hampshire State Trooper spotted a stolen vehicle from Vermont driving on I-89. The adult male driver of that vehicle eventually stopped on I-89 in Hopkinton. Afterward, there was a confrontation between the driver and several police officers at the scene. During that confrontation, the driver of the stolen vehicle was shot. He was treated at the scene and taken to a hospital, where he is expected to recover from his injuries.

No law enforcement officers were physically injured during the incident. The circumstances that led to the incident are under investigation.

 

 

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