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News Release

For Immediate Release
December 3, 2012

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

Officer Involved Shooting in Lee

Attorney General Michael A. Delaney and Colonel Robert Quinn announce that the Attorney General's Office and the State Police Major Crime Unit are investigating an officer involved shooting in Lee that occurred early this morning. Shortly after midnight, members of the Lee Police Department and several surrounding police departments responded to a 911 call from Mary Amazeen at 289 Lee Hook Road. It was reported that her husband had fired a weapon in their home and was suicidal. The police officers encountered Steve Amazeen (age 45) on Lee Hook Road. During his encounter with the police, Mr. Amazeen was shot. He is listed in stable condition at Wentworth Douglass Hospital where he is being treated for injuries sustained during the shooting.

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