New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
October 3, 2018

Kate Spiner, Director of Communications

Press Briefing on the August 20, 2018 Officer-Involved Shooting In Rochester

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald announces that a press briefing will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at the Council Chambers at Rochester City Hall.

Senior Assistant Attorney General Peter Hinckley of the Criminal Bureau will present the findings regarding the officer-involved shooting that took place on August 20, 2018, in Rochester, in which Douglas Heath was fatally shot. The briefing will include police and private citizen video recordings of the armed encounter between Douglas Heath and law enforcement.

Following the presentation, a copy of the final report and the video recordings will be available in person and on the New Hampshire Department of Justice website,

Please notify Kate Spiner if you plan to attend: or 603-573-6103.

Rochester City Hall is located at 31 Wakefield St, Rochester, NH 03867.

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