New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
December 17, 2018

Kate Spiner, Director of Communications

Press Briefing on the September 29, 2018 Officer-Involved Shooting In Epping

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald announces that a press briefing will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at the Epping Safety Complex training room.

Assistant Attorney General John Kennedy of the Criminal Bureau will present the findings regarding the officer-involved shooting that took place on September 29, 2018, in Epping, in which Walter Welch, Jr., age 40 died from gunshot wounds.

Following the presentation, a copy of the final report and the audio 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

The Epping Safety Complex is located at 37 Pleasant St, Epping, NH 03042. The entrance to the training room is in the back of the building.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
1 Granite Place South | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658