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News Release

For Immediate Release
January 9, 2011

Susan G. Morrell, Senior Assistant Attorney General
(603) 231-1585
James C. Vara, Attorney
(603) 271-3671

Shooting Incident Investigation

New Hampshire Attorney General Michael A. Delaney, New Hampshire State Police Colonel Robert L. Quinn, and Warner Police Chief William Chandler report that they are currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred early this morning at 148 West Main Street, Warner, New Hampshire.

The incident resulted in one death. Another individual sustained minor injuries. Police have not been able to identify the deceased at this time. The deceased appears to be in his twenties and appears to have sustained one gunshot wound to his head. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, January 10, 2011, at the Medical Examiner's Office in Concord. The homeowner, 82 year old, Gordon Smith, sustained minor injuries and is being treated for his injuries.

The New Hampshire State Police is asking for anyone who may know or have any information about this shooting incident to contact the New Hampshire State Police Headquarters at (603) 223-4381.

New Hampshire Department of Justice | 33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658