Concord, NH — New Hampshire Attorney General John M. Formella announces the identity of the two Gilford Police officers involved in the shooting incident on Sunday, January 1, 2023, in Gilford, New Hampshire, that resulted in the death of Mischa Fay.
The officer who discharged his firearm was Sergeant Douglas Wall, a 28-year veteran officer, and the name of the officer who discharged his electronic taser is Officer Nathan Ayotte.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation. It is anticipated that the report regarding whether Sergeant Wall’s use of deadly force was justified will be released once the investigation is completed. No further updates are expected until the report is released.