New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
June 15, 2021

Contact:
Kate Giaquinto, Director of Communications
Kate.M.Giaquinto@doj.nh.gov | (603) 573-6103

Susan Morrell, Senior Assistant Attorney General
Susan.G.Morrell@doj.nh.gov | (603) 231-1585

Nicole Clay, Assistant Attorney General

Additional Information Regarding the Officer-Involved Shooting in Pittsfield, New Hampshire

Concord, NH – Attorney General John M. Formella and New Hampshire State Police Colonel Nathan A. Noyes announce additional information regarding the officer-involved shooting incident that took place in Pittsfield, New Hampshire on Monday, June 14, 2021. During the incident, gunfire was exchanged between Anthony Hannon (age 52) and six members of the Central New Hampshire Special Operations Unit.

Earlier today, Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Mitchell Weinberg conducted an autopsy on Mr. Hannon, and determined that his cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds. Dr. Weinberg concluded that the manner of his death is homicide. As used by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, homicide is defined as the killing of one person by another.

Pursuant to protocol, no further information will be released until formal interviews of the six involved officers are completed.

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